ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Frank Sinatra albums. Pink lipstick. Thriller books, even a robotic canine.
These are only a few requests submitted to the Silver Santas, a nonprofit group that makes certain remoted, low-income seniors within the bay space get good presents to open for the vacations.
It is a drawback yearly, not simply this one.
The volunteer-based, donation-driven arm of the Better Living for Seniors Consortium has been bringing the enjoyment for greater than 10 years now.
They work with caregivers, social staff and extra to establish recipients, lots of whom do not have familial help.
Final 12 months the Silver Santas have been as much as 1,200+ particular deliveries. The pandemic slowed logistics, however they’re nonetheless hoping to the touch the lives of some 700 recipients this 12 months.
However they need assistance from the neighborhood.
The Silver Santas thrive solely on the kindness of others. That features financial and present donations, a gradual movement of volunteers and out there assembly house for packing events.
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