Friendship Village senior dwelling group in Schaumburg hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation Celebration on April twenty first for Nationwide Volunteer Appreciation Week. The occasion honored the numerous Friendship Village residents who volunteer on campus in addition to out locally.
“The aim of our occasion is to honor our residents who do extraordinary issues to enhance their communities. This celebrates the highlights of volunteers’ significant contributions day-after-day,” stated Jeannette Magdaleno, lifelong studying, and volunteer coordinator. “Volunteers by no means ask for or count on to be thanked, however we’re excited to be displaying our appreciation to those fantastic individuals who give so freely of their time and sources at Friendship Village and within the exterior group.”
Resident volunteer actions on campus this previous yr have included planning and overseeing committees and actions, serving as advertising and marketing ambassadors, internet hosting Trivia Nights at Bluestone pub and lounge, writing thank-you notes to the employees, Father’s Day and Mom’s Day sweet deliveries, entertaining fellow residents via the Friendship Village Choir and the old-time radio present, adorning the connector hallway between Bridgewater Place and Bridgegate, and extra. Volunteer actions benefitting individuals exterior of the campus have included a Ukrainian Reduction fundraiser, taking part in Kindness Rocks within the better Schaumburg space, writing Thanksgiving playing cards for servicemen and ladies, creating, and accumulating objects for Kids’s House and Assist, and extra.
“Our volunteers imagine in and are dedicated to giving again to the group. We’re grateful to them for giving their useful time, and we hope they know the way invaluable their work is to those that obtain their assist.”
Friendship Village is a main Life Plan retirement group providing unbiased dwelling backyard properties and condo properties, in addition to assisted dwelling, reminiscence help, expert nursing care, and short-term rehabilitation providers. For 45 years, Friendship Village has been offering Chicago space seniors with distinctive retirement dwelling choices. For added data, name 847/884-5110 or go to www.FriendshipVillage.org.