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Community Outreach

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As one of our eight dimensions of wellness, community outreach is an important component of our three communities. Many of our communities' residents maintain an active, impactful, and fulfilling life in part through their giving hearts and compassionate stewardship.

Below is a non-exhaustive list of the organizations and activities in which some of our residents take part.

Off-Campus Outreach

  • Alive Inside
  • Annual blood drive
  • Annual food drive for Ward Street Church
  • Annual silent auction for Triad Outreach Partners
  • Clean Sweep litter pick up
  • Collect box tops to support schools
  • Collect glasses for Lions Club in Kernersville
  • Creative Arts Committee creating Healing Ceilings Tiles for treatment centers across the country
  • Distribution point for area farm co-ops
  • Donate books, CDs, DVDs, and Bibles for Christian Library International for Prisons
  • Donate clothes to Ward Street Church
  • Donate clothing and household goods to Dorcas Ministries
  • Donate coats to Teen Challenge
  • Donate coats to the homeless
  • Donate items to Capital Towers, an affordable housing center for seniors in Raleigh
  • Donate magazines for hospital patients
  • Donate old medicine for the local police departments
  • Donate shoes to local pet shelter
  • Donate to scrub sales
  • Girl Scout cookies distribution point
  • Greensboro Quilter’s Guild
  • Host Alzheimer’s care giver workshop
  • Hosting public car shows
  • Income tax preparation outreach at local churches
  • International student outreach for those unable to return home during school breaks
  • Make blankets for Ronald McDonald House in Winston-Salem
  • Meals of Hope packaging event
  • Mission trips
  • Music and Memories Program
  • North Carolina Continuing Care Residents Association (NORCCCRA)
  • Participate in research programs at Duke University, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, East Carolina University, and Meredith College
  • Pen pals
  • Pilot Club fashion show
  • Playing the piano for Sunday School, Vespers, memorials, etc.
  • Polling location for Wake County Board of Elections
  • Provide shopping opportunities for St. Andrews University students
  • Recognizing first responders, veterans, and other groups doing meaningful work
  • Scotland County senior games
  • Sewing specialized clothing for wounded veterans
  • Storytelling Arts Center’s "Dancing With The Stars" benefit
  • Taking part in senior fairs and seminars

Sponsorships and Partnerships

  • 10,000 Villages
  • Adopt-A-Street
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • American Heart Association
  • Aqua Arthritis
  • Campbell University (internships)
  • Carolina Ballet
  • Clean Sweep Litter Pick Up Program
  • Duke University (medical student collaborations)
  • Farm to Table
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • High Point University Pharmacy School (internships)
  • Hospice
  • Kairos Prison Ministry International – North Carolina Central Prison
  • Local fire departments
  • Local police stations
  • Meals on Wheels
  • North Carolina State University (internships)
  • North Carolina Symphony
  • North Carolina Theatre
  • Piedmont Triad International Airport (PTI)
  • Red Cross
  • Rotary
  • South West High School (mentoring future CNAs)
  • Stop Hunger Now
  • Teen Connection
  • Theatre Raleigh
  • Transitions Hospice
  • UNC Mouth Care Dental Program
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (internships)
  • Wake Technical Community College (medical student collaboration)
  • Winston-Salem State University (internships)
  • YMCA

On-Campus Outreach

  • Activity assistants in all levels of care
  • Art gallery committee
  • Audio/visual team
  • Bingo callers
  • Cardiac patients rehabilitation
  • Clerical activities
  • Community anniversary celebration
  • Computer volunteers
  • Decorate community for holidays
  • Diabetes support group lead by volunteer resident
  • Fourth of July parade
  • Garden Club for beautification projects
  • Gift shop volunteers
  • Hospitality team
  • Marketing hosts/hostesses
  • Registering residents for enLighten classes
  • Resident council
  • Resident photographers
  • Resident volunteers coordinate, edit and print monthly resident newsletter, River Currents
  • Scrapbook committee
  • Visitation team - visit residents with little family or in healthcare
  • Volunteer at the library
  • Volunteer presenters
  • Water plants

Learn more about the volunteer opportunities available at each of our communities.

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