WHAT:                

We provide a gift bag to the residents of the nursing home filled with:  a hand-made Mother’s Day/Father’s Day card, a piece of fruit, a LARGE print word search book or stuffed toy, lip balm or shaving cream, a pair of socks and a rose/carnation.                    We are also providing a restaurant catered meal for each event. For Mother’s Day we are serving a meal catered by Papi’s Cuban.    For Father’s Day we are serving a meal catered by Barberitos Mexican.  We will have NO meal in Austell.  We will have desserts and drinks in Kennesaw.

WHY:                   

To spread the love of Christ to a large amount of forgotten senior citizens who never have any visitors throughout the year.

HOW:   

We promote the event to the community to obtain sponsors and volunteers for the events.

WHO:   

RESIDENTS OF THE HOMES:

Scepter Health and Rehab currently has approximately 145 residents:  95 women and 50 men

A.G. Rhodes Health & Rehab currently has approximately 100 residents: 90 women and 10 men

Roswell Nursing and Rehab Center currently has approximately 200 residents:  122 women and 68 men

Anderson Mill Health & Rehab. currently has approximately 141 residents:  122 women and 19 men

Ross Memorial Health Care has approximately 83 residents:  72 women and 11 men.

Dunwoody Health & Rehabilitation Center has approximately 200 residents, 180 women and 20 men

We recruit volunteers and sponsors to accomplish the following:

SPONSORS:

Sponsors can donate merchandise or money.  ($20 per gift bag is suggested, or whatever anyone can donate) We capture sponsorships through our web site via Paypal at www.adoptasenior.net

VOLUNTEERS:  (ALL VOLUNTEERS under 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian or chaperone)

Volunteers will donate their time to accomplish the following:

  • Serve the residents food and beverage.
  • Deliver the gift bags during a party at the home as well as taking cards and gifts around to the residents who cannot attend the party.

ONLINE FORMS

If a volunteer is under 18 AND attending without a parent/guardian, ALL online forms MUST be completed by their parent/guardian in advance.                  

ACCEPTANCE OF RESPONSIBILITY

ALL volunteers, regardless of age, must complete our ONLINE acceptance of responsibility form.

PERMISSION for PHOTOGRAPHY

If you are a school who will be bringing students, under the age of 18 to volunteer at our events or if students are coming on their own, we need to have the permission of the guardian/parents of the children under 18 to be able to take their picture.  We use photography for promotional purposes for future events. CLICK HERE to complete the ONLINE photograph permission form.  

Please have the parent or guardian complete the ONLINE form for EACH PARTICIPATING CHILD in advance of the event.

CHAPERONE POLICY

If you are bringing a group of UNRELATED children, UNDER 16, to our event, please be advised of our chaperon policy.      

ALL VOLUNTEERS under 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian or chaperone.  Non-parent chaperones MUST accompany UNRELATED children as follows:  

Ages 5-10, 1 chaperone per 3 children;

Ages 11-13, 1 chaperone per 5 children;

Ages 14-15, 1 chaperone per 7 children.

EACH chaperone MUST RSVP at www.adoptasenior.net AHEAD of our event and indicate how many children they are bringing.  Registration will open 4-5 weeks ahead of the event.

SUPPORT WE ARE REQUESTING:

  • Recruiting your employees/members/students/parents to participate in the event as volunteers and/or sponsors.

CLICK HERE to download a flyer for promotional purposes.  Our Web site will be ready to recruit general volunteers about 5 weeks ahead of our Mother Day events.

If you would like a customized flyer, please email: info@neighborlove.org or call 404-919-9165.

  • A financial contribution of ANY amount from your church/business/school/organization.
  • Help with recruiting event leadership and overall event organizing volunteers. CLICK HERE for where you can direct anyone interested.
  • School children (4th Grade-HS age) are welcomed to hand-decorate Mother’s Day and Father’s Day cards & gift bags. We need the following:
LOCATION

CARDS & BAGS

 

Mother’s Day

Father’s Day

Snellville

95

50

Atlanta

90

10

Roswell

122

68

Austell

122

19

Dunwoody

180

20

Kennesaw

72

11

TOTAL

681

178

                             

We ask that ANY school that would like to help with decorating of cards and bags, please register their participation by CLICKING HERE.  Someone will contact you once you have registered to confirm your participation.

We provide the blank bags to any school that will be decorating bags.

CLICK HERE to download instructions for decorating cards & bags for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day.

Donation of merchandise such as:            

  • Lip Balm
  • Shaving Cream(10-12 oz bottle)
  • LARGE print word search puzzle books
  • Stuffed Toys
  • Socks – Reg. Athletic socks, Reg. Women Socks & XL Athletic socks (white or grey)
    • This can be done in the form of a drive where your employees/members/students would bring in these items to a central collection point to then be delivered to Neighbor Love on Thursday, April 27th.
    • We would recommend placing a deadline for your merchandise drive of Tue. April 25th or Wed. April 26th.
    • If you will do a merchandise DRIVE CLICK HERE to download the DROP BOX signage. If you need help with any other promotional material, please advise in your registration.
    • If you do a merchandise drive, or any decoration of cards and bags, we would appreciate it if you could coordinate a volunteer to deliver the cards, bags and any collected merchandise to our storage/organization location.                       Contact NICOLE at 678-362-4347 to arrange an appointment for delivery of the merchandise you collect.

Storage/Organization Location address is:                                                  

12400 Magnolia Circle, Alpharetta, GA  30005

If necessary, please contact Tom Sargeant to discuss, 404-919-9165.

MERCHANDISE GOALS

HOME         

Reg.  Athletic/Female Socks

XL Socks

LIP BALM

Shaving Cream

LARGE Print Puzzle Books

STUFFED TOYS

Roswell

98

92

122

68

140

50

Kennesaw

58

25

72

11

50

30

Dunwoody

145

60

145

20

150

50

Atlanta

72

28

90

10

70

30

Austell

98

43

122

19

100

41

Snellville

76

43

95

50

100

45

PLEASE complete our ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM to let us know how you plan to participate in our events. For more information contact: TOM SARGEANT, 404-919-9165

Thank you VERY MUCH for your consideration of this proposal!