Assemble care packages and visit with residents from Berkeley Pines Care Center on April 20, 2019.

PLEASE NOTE: The second part of this activity is limited to 18 volunteers. PLEASE RSVP to amylberlin@gmail.com if you plan to attend.

Where: Meet at Epworth United Methodist Church, at 1953 Hopkins Street, at 2 p.m. to assemble care packages to distribute at Berkeley Pines Care Center.  We will then drive to Berkeley Pines (2223 Ashby Avenue) to deliver our care packages and visit with patients at this skilled nursing facility.

What to bring: In addition to donating items to the care packages (see below for care package details), please consider bringing books to read or card games to play with the people we will be visiting.  Young musicians are also encouraged to bring their musical instruments to play.

To help with care packages, participants are asked to bring items from the list below according to last name.  All are welcome to assist with assembling the kits, even if you are unable to bring donated items.

Last names A-L
magnifying glass
handkerchief
chapstick
hand lotion
books, such as mystery novels or puzzle books, preferably large print
playing cards

Last names M-Z
small puzzles (no more than 100 pieces)
slip-proof socks
scarf
bookmarks
comb and brush set
soap

For more information, please contact kellieapplen@gmail.com.

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