Hundreds of Christmas gifts donated to elderly in Hemel Hempstead and Tring

A home care company was delighted with the success of its annual Christmas gift giving scheme after 206 gifts were donated to elderly in Hemel Hempstead and Tring.

Monday, 13th January 2020, 10:43 am
Updated Monday, 13th January 2020, 10:44 am

Hemel-based Home Instead Senior Care hosted gift collection points at Sainsbury's in Apsley and Tesco in Tring and Jarman Park, where customers donated chocolates, biscuits, slippers and beauty and wellbeing sets.

All the donated items were then gift wrapped by the team at Home Instead and delivered to pensioners at Adeyfield Coffee Mates, Tuesday Club, Centre in the Park and The Heather Club.

Rosie Braddon, recruitment and support manager at Home Instead, said: “Every year, we are always overwhelmed by the generosity of the local community who donate to our ‘Be a Santa to a Senior’ gift giving campaign and this year is no exception. I would like to thank everyone who has donated a gift this year, helping older people feel less lonely over the festive season.”

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“Home Instead would also like to offer a heartfelt thanks to all the staff and customers at Tesco and Sainsbury’s for supporting our really worthwhile cause. It really helped to ensure that many more seniors received a thoughtful gift over Christmas,” Rosie added.

For more information on how to get involved with ‘Be a Santa to a Senior’ in 2020 or to find out about the services offered by Home Instead Senior Care call 01442 233 599 or visit www.homeinstead.co.uk/hemel-hempstead-chilterns