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By: Chelsea Sayegh on March 6th, 2017

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Middlewoods of Farmington Residents Bag Lunches for Bushnell Park

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A simple act of kindness goes a long way for those in need. This is the motto for Church Street Eats, a ministry of over 40 groups who commit their time and talents to help feed and clothe community members. Schools, businesses, and various religious group from all over the state participate in this great cause. Last weekend, residents of Middlewoods of Farmington Independent and Assisted Living community, a group affiliated with Church Street Eats, prepared 100 lunch bags to deliver to Bushnell Park in Hartford. This was part of a weekly initiative designed to help feed locals in need.   

After preparing the lunches, residents took a trip to Bushnell Park to help hand out the bagged meals. Grace Crooks, a resident of the award-winning senior living community, was thrilled to participate in the project. She explains, “I used to volunteer at a local food pantry. Now, I live at Middlewoods and can still provide food for those in need - I feel so blessed to be able to give back and stay involved.”

To learn more about Middlewoods of Farmington, please contact Ginny Brown at 860.284.5700 or visit www.middlewoodsoffarmington.org. Middlewoods of Farmington is located at 509 Middle Road in Farmington and is affiliated with the UConn Health Center. The community is owned and operated by United Methodist Homes (UMH), a local not-for-profit organization based in Shelton, CT.Lunch at Bushnell Park.jpg

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About Chelsea Sayegh

I started working as a Marketing Coordinator for United Methodist Homes in October of 2016. I work on public relations, website management and community planning for their award winning independent and assisted living communities. As a graduate of Ursinus College with a degree in Media and Communications and a passion for serving nonprofits, United Methodist Homes has become my home away from home. I spend my days working in a community filled with smiling faces, helpful hands and wonderful residents. I have a passion for assisting seniors and take great pride in being able to promote a company with such a positive mission and values. As an individual committed to learning and growing, I have jumped right into this exciting career!

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