Home Instead a home care agency in Etobicoke that has always supported the community and during the Holiday Season, extend their support by successfully organizing the Be a Santa to a Senior initiative each year with community members and organizations.
They put together several Christmas trees with ornaments of items a senior may need. These ornaments are then left on these trees for individuals in the community to come and pick up and purchase the item. Once purchased, it is wrapped by volunteers and given to those whom have been chosen to receive a gift. This beautiful act of kindness allows those individuals whom are in need or do not have anyone to celebrate the holidays with.
Home Instead created Be a Santa to a Senior in 2003 and since then they have been able to provide seniors with over 1, 200 000 in gifts. Each holiday season Home Instead will contact CANES Community Care and ask the client services team, if they have any seniors whom are alone during the holidays and would like a gift. The generosity that Home Instead and the community members give to the CANES clients is remarkable.
We would like to thank Home Instead for including CANES Community Care we’d like to acknowledge the act of kindness that Home Instead and the community gives each year during the Holiday season.