Support Senior Living on this #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesdayNow is a global day of giving and unity taking place today, May 5, 2020, as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. A global threat like COVID-19 affects more than just the infected. A pandemic like this touches every person on the planet, and it presents an opportunity to come together as a global community. Together, let’s show our support for frontline workers, unsung heroes and the grassroots organizations that are helping our most vulnerable communities around the world, including those in the senior living industry nationwide.

During challenging times like these, Westminster Canterbury Foundation’s mission becomes even more important and more precious. As you think about how to respond generously within our community, we invite you to consider these needs:

  • Fellowship Program: No matter what, no resident of Westminster Canterbury Richmond will ever be asked to leave for financial reasons that happen through no fault of their own. We want to reassure each of you that this remains absolutely true. We also want to be able to continue to respond to people whom we might welcome into our community. Now more than any time since 2008, we encourage your gifts to our Fellowship Program.
  • W∙E∙A∙V∙E (Workforce-Education-Assistance-Volunteerism-Engagement): As you know, our employees are working tirelessly, creatively and with great dedication during the COVID-19 crisis. Though Westminster Canterbury employees are needed on their jobs, it is likely that many will be adversely impacted by work layoffs of family members. The “A” in W∙E∙A∙V∙E stands for Assistance. When employees face financial emergencies, they can ask for assistance. We need to stand ready to help! We encourage you to consider a generous gift to W∙E∙A∙V∙E so that we will be able to respond positively when needs arise. Another way to appreciate our employees is to make a gift to the Employee Christmas Fund, a resident-run effort not managed by the Foundation.
  • Area of Greatest Need: When you choose to give to the area of greatest need, you give us the flexibility to respond quickly when needs arise.

During times of crisis and concern, helping one another is an inspiring response. Thank you so much for all the ways you’ve helped in the past. Thank you for considering ways to help now, when the needs are so great. Let’s rally together to make a real difference now! Click here to make a gift online now.

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