Local Mary Kay Independent Consultants, Bonnie Dickau and Sherry Seale wanted to bring some Christmas cheer to the residents of Wetaskiwin Long Term Care this year.
Dickau’s and Seale’s unit was promoting an Adopt a Grandparent Program where clients purchased a gift of either Mint Bliss Foot and Leg Lotion or Satin Hands Hand Lotion for a senior at $20 or two for $35, the offer was the doubled by the consultants.
At the end of the Adopt a Grandparent Program there were enough gift packages, all containing lotions and fuzzy socks, for all 78 residents.
“It was wonderful,” says Seal on how it felt to be part of bringing holiday joy to the residents. “The restrictions are getting so that sometimes they can’t even have visitors.”
The gifts will go in each resident’s individual Christmas bags that Wetaskiwin Long Term Care team will set out for them to open on Christmas.
“It is definitely a way of giving back that warms your heart because you know that some of them don’t get very much or see many people so it is nice for them to know that someone is thinking of them,” says Seale.