Can you believe that August is almost over?! Summer flew by and now we are preparing to transition to the fall! With school starting for all our volunteers, we are still continuing to meet with our senior friends and build new long-lasting friendships. We are excited to welcome our new volunteers, Emily, Roxy and Abigail to our team! Additionally, we are in the process of building chapters in other states, and if you are interested in leading one, let us know! The easiest way to contact us is through our main gmail, firstname.lastname@example.org, but if you have a specific inquiry, visit the About Us page of the website and email a board member who you think could best help you. Don't forget to sign up for our mailing list by DM-ing us your email on social media or by signing up on our website!
Hey there! LHA has gone international!! Not only do we work with facilities in Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri and Texas, but we also work with a facility in Newfoundland, Canada! Check out the map on on the slider of our home page to see all the facilities we work with. We now have a more advanced email system to better answer your questions, so please visit the About Us page on our website, find the contact information for the board member who could best answer your question and send them an email! We're happy to welcome our new volunteer, Julie to our team as well! As always, don't forget to follow us on all our social media platforms- Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn!
Hey there! Noticed something new on our website this week? That's because we updated the Senior Share Showcase feature! Since we first started, we have been recording and sharing stories of seniors we meet with. Now, you'll be able to see them all under the gallery tab on our website! Check back every week for new stories. Additionally, were featured in Next Avenue and in the August/September edition of Brain & Life Magazine! We're excited to welcome Nidya to our team as well. Have any questions, comments or suggestions? Feel free to email us or DM us through our social media platforms!
Hello there! We're so excited to announce that this week, we became a 501(c)(3) organization!!! This means that donations and gifts to our organization are tax-deductible to the full extent allowable under IRS regulations. Additionally, we have welcomed a new volunteer , Natalie M. This week, our volunteer, Amy, hosted our first Chair Yoga activity! As always, please consider donating gently-used devices, or make a donation through our gofundme, amazon wishlist or blick wishlist. Don't forget to check out our merch at zazzle.com/lhamerch!
Happy August! We're so happy to start off our 5th month by announcing that we have held over 1000 virtual visits between our youth volunteers and seniors across the country. This week, we introduced our new volunteers, Fay-Ling, Ethan, Tondum and Nick! We're always excited to expand the LHA family. Many of you have been wondering what'll happen to LHA once school starts. Our goal is to continue to grow and expand LHA for as long as we can. We will adapt to new circumstances, continue to work with new facilities and welcome new volunteers. Please consider following us on social media (twitter, instagram, facebook, linkedin) and donating via our gofundme, blick wishlist or amazon wishlist! And, don't forget to check our our merch at zazzle.com/lhamerch! Don't forget to sign up for our monthly newsletter at the bottom of the home page. In our July newsletter, we updated subscribers on where we've donated, who we've helped and things that you can do to help out. Shout out to Carissa, our volunteer of the month for logging the hours of meetings during July! Carissa loves exploring the visual arts, including painting, drawing, embroidering, knitting, and basically anything she can create with her hands! She also plays volleyball, and has a huge heart for dogs. She is passionate about making others feel heard and loved.