Assemble care packages and visit with residents at an assisted living facility on February 23, 2019.

Where: Epworth United Methodist Church, 1953 Hopkins Street, Berkeley, (2 – 2:40 p.m.) followed by Berkeley Pines Care Center, 2223 Ashby Ave, Berkeley (from 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.).

When: Feb. 23, 2019; 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

RSVP:  Email iLdae20@gmail.com if you plan to visit Berkeley Pines

We will meet at 1953 Hopkins Street, to assemble care packages to distribute at the Berkeley Pines Care Center. Then we’ll drive to Berkeley Pines (2223 Ashby Avenue) to deliver our care packages and visit with patients . Those unable to meet at the church who would like to participate at Berkeley Pines can meet there from 3 p.m. -4pm.

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

There is a limit of 18 volunteers for the second part (visiting Berkeley Pines) of this activity. There is no limit on the number of participants for assembling care packages. PLEASE RSVP to Marisol, iLdae20@gmail.com if you plan to visit Berkeley Pines.

To help with care packages, please 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

  1. magnifying glass
  2. handkerchief
  3. chapstick
  4. hand lotion
  5. books, such as mystery novels or puzzle books, preferably large print
  6. playing cards gently used stuffed animals

Last names M-Z

  1. small puzzles (no more than 100 pieces)
  2. new slip-proof socks scarf
  3. bookmarks/markers/coloring pencils
  4. new comb and brush set
  5. soap
  6. gently used stuffed animals

Questions? Want to carpool to the activity? Contact Marisol, iLdae20@gmail.com for more information.

Questions?  Contact kellieapplen@gmail.com.

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