Senior Lights Tour
Each December we volunteer with the Manchester, NH Police Department and spread holiday cheer to nearly 200 seniors in the area. This event treats older residents to a visual feast for the holidays. The department takes them around the city for a tour of holiday lights with their very own police escort. They then return to the Police Athletic League Building in Manchester where we serve them all kinds of treats and hot chocolate. We also hand make a goodie bag for each one of them! It's a great way to spread holiday cheer!
Pay It Forward
Our Central New Hampshire office developed the Pay it Forward Program
as a way to show appreciation to their referral providers for sending
client referrals. Home Instead Senior Care chooses a different senior
related charity each quarter to send a donation to for each referral
received during that quarter. Referral providers are notified by the
Home Instead office as well as being sent an acknowledgment by each
Chosen this year are: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Honor Flight and the Alzheimer's Association and St. Joseph Community Services.
Past recipients include: Southern New Hampshire Services – Retired
and Senior Volunteer Program (R.S.V.P.), the Osher Lifelong Learning
Institute, Honor Flight New England, Meals on Wheels, Granite State
Senior Games, American Heart Association, Arthritis Foundation and American
Alzheimer's Association's Walk to End Alzheimer's
For the past 13 years our office has participated in the Alzheimer's
Association's Walk to End Alzheimer's.
We have been participating in the Walk to End Alzheimer's since 2005 and always have such a great turnout! We have helped to raise tens of thousands of dollars for this great cause.
This year, Team Purple Power: Home Instead Senior Care Manchester NH raised $8300.00 for the 2018 Walk!!
Be a Santa to a Senior
Each year Home Instead Senior Care offices spread holiday cheer to
lonely or financially-challenged seniors through the Be a Santa to a
Senior program. Area businesses and community members, along with
agencies that serve older adults, collaborate with the Central New
Hampshire office of Home Instead Senior Care and its successful Be a
Santa to a Senior campaign. The primary focus of this initiative is to
ensure that isolated seniors receive gifts and holiday cheer.
This year, eleven Be a Santa to a Senior trees were placed throughout the Greater Manchester and Concord areas and community members generously donated socks, blankets, games and MANY other requested items. Overall, 300 gifts were collected and delivered to Laconia Senior Center, Liberty House, Manchester Meals on Wheels and to seniors throughout the Greater Manchester area.
We are grateful for our community partners who were instrumental in the success of this program including: Bagg Lunch, Bellman's Jewelers, Chalifours, Coldwell Banker, Concord Regional Technical Center, John H. Whitaker Place, Kitachi Cable, Merrimack County Savings Bank, NHADACA, St. George Greek Orthodox Church and Tony Capraro III State Farm.
We would like to thank Community Action Program of Merrimack County, St. Joseph Community Services and Manchester Police Department for helping us with distribution of gifts.
For more information on the Be a Santa to a Senior program, visit www.beasantatoasenior.com.
Gifts donated by a local Jeweler in Manchester.
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