Adopt a family is a great way to help a specific person or family during the holiday season. Here is some information from their website (your area may have its own Adopt A Family program.
'For the past 25 years, Neighbors 4 Neighbors has connected those in need with those who can help. With your support and the support of our partners Baptist Health Primary Care and Publix, we were able to serve nearly 500 families through the Adopt a Family 4 the Holidays program last year! The value of goods and services provided to our adopted families totaled: $400,000! 3,543 people including 1,800 kids were matched with caring adopters. With the support of donors an additional 205 kids were served through gift cards, totaling $4,100! In addition to that, another 464 kids received toys through our Operation Elf Toy Drive.
More families than ever are being submitted for help by our nonprofit partners, and their stories will touch your heart. As a registered adopter you can browse family profiles, and select based on location, nonprofit provider, number of family members, or new this year, you can also search for key words like autistic or homeless.
Neighbors 4 Neighbors is a 501 © 3 nonprofit organization, and your contributions are tax deductible as allowed by law. You may make a secure credit card donation here. You may also mail a check to: Neighbors 4 Neighbors, 8900 NW 18 Terrace, Doral FL 33172
Hospice is a wonderful group of people that can help in the final days of life, bringing comfort to patient and their families. Here is some information from their website (your area may have its Hospice program.
Mission Statement: Hospice of Central New York, as our community’s expert resource at the end-of-life, provides comprehensive comfort care to patients and families through unique interdisciplinary services, bereavement counseling, education and collaboration.
Vision Statement : Hospice of Central New York commits to quality end-of-life care, accessible to everyone, and effective collaboration with community partners.
• If you or someone you know is dealing with life-limiting illness. We can help you understand your options for care.
• If you are grieving the loss of someone dear to you. Counseling is available not only to families that used hospice but to the entire community.
• If you would like to become a Hospice volunteer. Find out how you can assist people with life-limiting illness and their families.
• To make a gift, ensuring that hospice care will be available for all who need our services.
• For better understanding of how to deal with life’s final stages. We offer a seminar several times each year call 315-634-1100 more information.