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Give Back: The Resurrection Homebound Elderly Program

By Amy Mikel in Miscellaneous on Dec 15, 2008 9:50PM

2008_12_15_pinegrove.jpgStill looking for ways to give back this holiday season? The Resurrection Homebound Elderly Program – a program that supports Chicago’s “low-income, socially isolated and chronically ill” homebound elderly – makes it possible to provide a little holiday happiness for these seniors in our community. Calling (847) 568-8531 will get you the name and information of a program participant who will need a gift this year, or a contribution of $25 will be enough to purchase a hot holiday meal and gift box delivered directly to their door. You can also always make a tax-deductible donation to the program, which services patients regardless of their ability to pay. For those who have a little extra time to volunteer, help is needed to drive and distribute gifts to each home and with helping to write the program’s handwritten holiday cards.

Image: Diane Ryan, Homebound Elderly participant taking a walk with program volunteer Ben Moran.