FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Shirley Freyer
Concordia Lutheran Ministries
Tel: 1-724-352-1571 x8266
Community Invited to Donate Gifts for Concordia Adopt A Resident Program
Cabot, PA - Every year, Concordia Lutheran Ministries' goal is to have at least one Christmas gift for all of the 400+ residents in the Lund and Oertel Care Centers. Employees contribute many of the gifts, and local churches, organizations and community members are invited to donate gifts or "adopt a resident" this year.
Those interested in donating should call the Concordia activities department at 724.352.1571, ext. 8241 (skilled nursing) or ext. 8302 (assisted living) by December 1. The gift-giving parties for skilled nursing and assisting living residents will be on Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. in the Lund and Oertel Care Centers on the Cabot campus.
If you prefer to send a general gift, the following newly purchased items are suggested: large or extra large sweat suits, adjustable ball caps, socks, large or extra large undershirts, hair clips/combs/barrettes, stationery/stamps, puzzle books, word search, sugar free candy, books on tape, large or extra large size dusters/loungers, Concordia snack shop gift certificates, door decorations, Puffs or Kleenex brand tissue, watches with large numbers, lotions and cologne, tape players/radios for rooms, music CDs and cassette tapes, a gift box of chocolates, digital clocks with large numbers, seasonal sun catchers with suction cups, large print books (no magazines), large or extra large cardigan sweaters or sweatshirts, washable slippers with backs or slipper socks, jewelry (not pierced), gift certificates for Concordia beauty/barber shops, decorative small pillows, devotional books, decorative throws/blankets, magnifying glasses, picture albums/small frames, lipstick, rouge, liquid makeup, loose powder, toiletries, sports memorabilia, and snow globes.
Donated item should not be wrapped and may be dropped off at the Oertel Care Center, entrance #1, or Lund Care Center, entrance #4. If it is after hours or on the weekend and the administration area is closed, please leave items at a nurse's station.
Monetary contributions are always appreciated and should be sent to the Concordia Development Office, 134 Marwood Road, Cabot, PA 16023. Call 724.352.1571, ext. 8363 for more information.