Volunteers from the Mahopac-based nonprofit Community Cares prepared and delivered 25 trays of holiday goodies to its clients on Monday, Dec. 18. The trays were prepared at Grace Lutheran Church in Yorktown Heights, NY.
“Thank you so much to everyone who baked, made bows and tags, purchased candies and trays and little gifts to include in our deliveries,” said Community Cares President Amy Sayegh.
The volunteers included: Karen D’Iorio, Lynne Carney, Patti Murray, Patty Hickey, Michele Lamoreaux Jones, Luci Crecco Gennusa, Nancy Cassidy Riolo, Aida Roa, Cheryl Kellogg, Georgette Muller, Sharon Slader Porcelli, Josephine Dante from Dante’s Trattoria and many more.
“A special thank you to survivor Danielle Fragala Harper and her mother for making it all so real and bringing it full circle,” said Sayegh. “And thank you to Grace Lutheran for allowing us to take over the fellowship hall for our operations!”
The mission of Community Cares is to help families manage normal daily routines while a parent is dealing with cancer or another medical diagnosis. It provides families with free meals, laundry service, and house cleaning as well as a network of support to moms and dads faced with major medical illnesses while trying to raise children. Community Cares serves families in Putnam County, Northern Westchester and Southern Dutchess.
Community Cares is a registered 501(c)3 organization. For more information about Community Cares visit communitycares.org or call 845-621-CARE (2273).