Here’s How You Can Help

Become a Virtual Friendly Visitor 

Want to brighten someone’s day?   

 

Below are ways that you can help lift the spirits and offer encouragement and hope for residents and staff of Dallas County nursing home and assisted living facilities:  

  • Virtual or regular correspondence for residents and staff (e.g., letters/notes of encouragement, greeting cards, drawings/artwork, video messages) can be sent in care of the respective activity director. The residents/staff names cannot be provided due to privacy guidelines, however, please use the following salutations (e.g., Greetings, Dear Friend, Hello, Hi)

 

  • Donations for residents while in isolation: (New Items Only) playing cards, Checker sets, Dominoes sets, paint-by-numbers, basic craft sets, basic wood craft kits, basic adult coloring books & color pens/markers, coloring sheets, activity sheets, word search books, puzzle books, faith based books, large print books/novels, blank note cards/greeting cards and stamps, jigsaw puzzles (less than 50), beach balls, wall or door room decorations for Spring/Summer, radios, CD Players. Also, masks are needed for residents and staff.

 

  • Food Items: (No homemade food): Pre-packaged goods such as: assorted sandwich crackers, small bags of assorted chips, soft Cheetos, soft cookies, fruit snacks, jello and pudding cups, diet & regular canned/plastic bottled drinks (e.g., Root Beer, Fanta, Coke, Ginger Ale, Sprite, 7-Up), snack cakes, Goldfish crackers, candy (e.g., 3 Musketeers, Milky Way, Snickers, Twix, Hershey chocolates, soft Peppermint, etc.). Include sugar-free options.

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Want to donate masks to our older adult volunteers and clients?  

In our efforts to keep Dallas-area older adults safe, we are looking for reusable, washable face masks for our clients and volunteers.  If you are great at sewing and want to show off your skills or just have the capacity to donate the masks, we’d love your help!

Please mail masks to Mask Gift at our agency at 3910 Harry Hines Blvd. Dallas, TX 75219.  Please be sure to include your contact information, as well as the number of masks with your gift.

If you are having them delivered, please let us know delivery dates, so we can be sure to be available to receive them.

If you aren’t able to mail masks, please email frontdesk@theseniorsource.org to coordinate a drop-off time with staff.  At this time we are unable to accommodate weekend deliveries.

 

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Also…

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Want to help a socially isolated client of The Senior Source? 

  • Our clients are taking the CDC’s recommendations very seriously to protect the health of themselves and their loved ones.  While doing so, their food supply and basic care needs are at risk.  The Senior Source is keeping a list of the needs of our low income clients and you can help fulfill them! 

 

  • Just purchase an electronic gift card from Amazon.com and send it to efsc@theseniorsource.org.  Our staff will then use your funds to purchase the requested items of our clients and have those items delivered safely.  Please feel free to include a note such as “I hope these items brighten your day” and we will pass that along to the client.