In honor of co-founder Mary Jane Leader, Country Meadows Retirement Communities designated April as Practice Random Acts of Kindness Month. Mrs. Leader and her husband, the late Gov. George M. Leader, founded the organizations upon treating people with kindness. Residents and co-workers spent the entire month making efforts to truly brighten someone’s day.
At our location in west York, residents teamed up with Life Skills students from Central York School District to make homemade soaps which were packaged with other personal care items and donated to LifePath Christian Ministries. Click here to watch a video of their hard work.
Check out other kind acts from around Country Meadows.
At Country Meadows of Bethlehem, residents packed bags of goodies for local first reponders and healthcare providers. Also, during the month’s torrential rains, resident Leonard Siegfried and co-workers passed out umbrellas to local postal workers.
At Country Meadows of Forks in Easton, residents and co-workers practiced kindness for our planet by participating in the Great American Clean Up to celebrate Earth Day.
Residents at our Frederick, Maryland campus visited six different locations to spread kindness. The group packed goodie bags for fire personnel, local police officers, cancer patients, volunteers and even a few random pedestrians. During their mission of kindness, the group got to watch the firemen conduct a live training.
Residents and co-workers at our Lancaster campus spread cheer with patrons at a local grocery store. The group handed out pink carnations to random shoppers with a card about practicing kindness.
At Country Meadows of South Hills near Pittsburgh, residents made and bagged “Bunny Bait” snacks. Residents gave the bags to their postal delivery person asking him/her to deliver kindness on that day’s route! Residents also made and delivered dog biscuits to a local shelter, passed out treats to co-workers and delivered care packages to the nursing center.
Country Meadows of Wyomissing residents practiced kindness with diners at Chatty’s Restaurant in Fleetwood. The group passed out notes of inspiration attached to beautiful pink daisies and purchased coffee for patrons.