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Meet Sondra!

When Sondra’s parents passed away a few years ago, Sondra came to live with her sister Deborah. Sondra stayed with Deborah’s husband during the day while Deborah worked.

After he passed away, Deborah needed a place for Sondra to go where she could have social interaction.

Deborah learned about RossWoods Adult Day Services from a co-worker and was immediately interested in the program.

Thanks to United Way, Sondra began attending RossWoods. She loves the social interaction and the fun activities that she participates in during the day.

One of her favorite things to do is make bracelets and necklaces with beads which she proudly shows to other participants and volunteers.

Deborah is so thankful to have a safe place for Sondra to go and be cared for while she was working.

She said that she can see a positive difference in Sondra when she goes to RossWoods and that gives her peace of mind.

 

United Way stabilizes families in crisis by supporting programs in health.

A gift of $25 per week to United Way supplies 225 meals for homebound elderly.

 

Thanks to your gift to United Way last year:

300 elderly and home-bound individuals received services so they could stay safe in their own homes

70,533 meals were delivered to home-bound elderly

Give today and change lives

 

Health Strategic Guideline:

Support prevention services so youth and adults are healthy and avoid risky behaviors.

 

Your gift will:

Supply children with hearing, vision, and dental screenings

Help individuals receive residential treatment for drug and alcohol addiction 

Give children born with birth defects access to lifesaving medical care

Provide care for elderly and disabled individuals

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