A Sanctuary Care home in Hersden created dashing card designs to share Christmas spirit with local homeless people.
Sparkly novelty designs
The team and residents at Meadow View Residential Care Home in Blackthorn Road rolled up their sleeves to sprinkle shiny stars, ribbon and novelty Christmas designs to their festive cards.
Ensuring local people received the festive designs ahead of Christmas day the team delivered their unique cards to Canterbury’s homelessness charity Porchlight in Watling Street.
“…sharing joy and thinking of others…”
The Sanctuary Care home’s activities leader Christina York said: “Christmas is all about sharing joy and thinking of others and we wanted to share this with those less fortunate than ourselves and we know the fantastic support that Porchlight provide to local people so instantly thought of them.
“Our residents loved creating their cards and were so happy that we helping someone who maybe spending Christmas time alone smile.”
Making others feel special
Marianne Chalk, 77-year-old resident, said: “I am so pleased our homemade cards were well received and made local people feel happy.”
Fellow resident, Eileen Casbolt, who is 95 years old added: “It’s so wonderful to think that the cards we made help people feel special, it was a really nice to share that with local homeless people.”