If you are busy making plans this holiday, please spare a thought for all the elders who will spend Christmas on their own.
Sadly, this can be the loneliest time of the year – especially for the elders who have lost a beloved partner, family member or close friend- or whose children have moved away from home.
Sitting by yourself, alone, with nothing to eat, except for a bowl of rice or soup is so much worse when everyone else is sharing special treats, fun, love and laughter.
That’s why with your help, Issy Geshen Lamont Home for the Aged, plans to make this year’s festivities a joyful celebration for many needy elders in our care .
We’re working on a delicious menu of samosas, chilli bites, and sausage rolls to start…followed by roast turkey, gamon, beef breyani with delicious crispy potatoes and vegetables…including
Christmas trifle for dessert.
The day is incomplete without entertainment, party hats and crackers, even dancing for those that are not frail
...all for just R150 per elder. That’s all it takes to give one elderly pensioner a special festive outing with good food and company.
In fact, Christmas is all about togetherness, family and love. I’m hoping that you might consider sponsoring a table of four or six. We plan to make this a memorable occasion, but we need your help.
So please will you click the link below and send your gift right away.
When you sit down to enjoy your own hearty Christmas meal, surrounded by those you love most, you will have the joy of knowing you’ve given this meaningful Christmas gift to an elder in our care at Issy Geshen Home.