Tag: Neighbors Who Care

How to add meaning to your retirement

Jennifer Gustafson, Neighbors Who Care Community Outreach Manager A man came into the Neighbors Who Care office who said he had been retired for about a year. He told me that he made the decision to take things easy after spending a good portion of his life working. He wanted to experience what it was…

News From Your Neighbors – Neighbord Who Care, Inc.

Jennifer Gustafson, Community Outreach Manager On August 21, our nation will observe National Senior Citizens Day to show appreciation for the value and contributions of older Americans to home, family and society. This national observance was first established by President Ronald Reagan on August 19, 1988. In his proclamation, Reagan said, “For all they have…

Please, won’t you be my neighbor?

Jennifer Gustafson, Community Outreach Manager, Neighbors Who Care “Won’t you be my neighbor?” were the iconic lyrics sung by the late Fred Rogers, aka Mister Rogers, on his children’s television show, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, which first aired nationally in 1968. It has been a while since Mister Rogers graced the airways, but he has once…

Sun Lakes Lions Club makes annual donation to NWC

  Brian Curry “There is no organization that does more to help the citizens of Sun Lakes and South Chandler and in a variety of life-altering ways than the wonderful Neighbors Who Care. You are a lifeline, a safety net and you truly live up to your name with the programs and services you provide,”…

News From Your Neighbors – Neighbors Who Care, Inc

  Jennifer Gustafson, Community Outreach Manager We love to celebrate Mother’s and Father’s Days with special meals, thoughtful gifts and sentimental greeting cards. Whether we’re near or far from our parents or those who are like parents to us, these holidays give us the chance to let our loved ones know how much we care.…

Howard J. Rudge, Man of the Year

  Ed Lamers On April 26, Howard J. Rudge was Positive Path’s East Valley Man of the Year at their annual A Night of Heroes Gala. A native of Scranton, Pennsylvania, Howard earned a chemical engineering degree from Bucknell University and a law degree from George Washington University. After a lengthy and productive career at…

Partnering to benefit our community

Elaine Kraemer, CWPV Foundation President The Cottonwood Palo Verde Foundation is proud to announce that it has joined forces with the IronOaks Tennis Club to raise money to benefit Neighbors Who Care, Inc.! Please join us on Friday evening, March 9, 2018, at the Oakwood Country Club for a Community-wide charity dinner dance with music…

News From Your Neighbors: Neighbors Who Care, Inc.

  Eric Ehst, Executive Director At the Chandler Volunteer Recognition Breakfast on February 8, Neighbors Who Care volunteer Faith Dragoon was honored with the 2017 Multitasking Award. Faith has been one of our most active, reliable and impactful volunteers. She has provided more than 300 hours of volunteer service in 2017. She volunteers at least…

News From Your Neighbors – Neighbors Who Care, Inc.

Eric Ehst, Executive Director, Neighbors Who Care How important is your access to medical care? How would you cope if you were unable to drive and needed to get to the doctor? In 2017, Neighbors Who Care volunteers transported 400 of your homebound friends, family and neighbors to 4,800 medical appointments. Although some trips were…