Senior Wellness Center Seeks Donations

Box of fabrics destined for quilting

The Ward 1 Senior Wellness Center has really begun to serve the area’s seniors in earnest since its open house on February 28th. Yet, to live up to their potential they need support for their programs. They were able to get a grant from ANC 1A during the March meeting which should help, but it won’t be able to provide for all of their needs.

There are many opportunities for the entire community to be involved and support our seniors. One easy way is through donations of needed items in new or like-new condition. Below is a list of items needed by the Ward 1 Senior Wellness Center. People can call 202-727-0338 for more information.

  • Shuffle Board Set (Floor)
  • Putt Golf Set
  • Plastic storage containers
  • Sewing and quilting supplies — (including fabric, cutting mat, rotary cutter, scissors, thread, straight pins (quilting), ironing board, backing, batting, long plastic cutting ruler, marking pencils, yard sticks)
  • Yarn
  • Crochet and knitting needles
  • Jewelry making materials
  • Gently used books – Self-help, Novels, Nonfiction
  • Bibles and Korans
  • Board Games and Puzzles
  • Coffee Machine
  • Microphones
  • Podium
  • Umbrella  Caddy
  • Hand Truck
  • Patio table, chairs, umbrellas
  • Cameras (photography class)

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