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By: Marissa Salvesen on December 15th, 2014

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Wesley Village Receives Grants for 2014!

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37429Wesley Village is proud to be the recipient of two grants for 2014 for Wesley Heights Assisted & Independent Living Community.

Wesley Heights

Wesley Heights, a senior living community on the Wesley Village campus, received a one year grant of $8,000 from the David N. Lane Trust for Aged & Indigent Women.

Established in 1964 to support and promote quality human services and health care programming for underserved older women living in Fairfield and New Haven Counties, the trust is managed by the Connecticut based Philanthropic Solutions office of the Bank of America, N.A. Funds from the grant will provide assisted living services for low income elderly women living at Wesley Heights.

The community also received a one year grant of $10,000 from the Valley Community Foundation (VCF) to support assisted living services to low income elderly residents of Wesley Heights Middle Court Apartments. The VCF was established in 2004 and distributes hundreds of thousands of grant dollars each year to support the local nonprofit sector and the people it serves.

Wesley Village

Wesley Village also received a $250 sponsorship from the VCF to support their 6th Annual Road Race, which benefitted life enriching programs for seniors living on the campus, as well as the PTA of a neighboring school, Long Hill Elementary. To learn how your gift can help to support the quality of life in the Valley, visit www.valleyfoundation.org.

Wesley Village is a campus of senior care communities: Crosby Commons Assisted Living Community, Wesley Heights Assisted and Independent Living Community, and Bishop Wicke Health and Rehabilitation Center. The campus is located at 580 Long Hill Avenue in Shelton. To learn more, visit www.wesleyvillage-ct.org or call 203.225.5000.

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My journey into the world of senior living began when I started working for United Methodist Homes in 2010. Starting as an Activities Director at one of our-winning assisted and independent living communities and then transitioning to Marketing and Promotions Manager for UMH, I now work as the Manager of Mission Development, fostering the Mission and Values of our organization. I love sharing stories about the many ways we build meaningful relationships and enrich the lives of those we serve, and am proud to be part of building UMH’s 140-year legacy of caring. Wondering what makes our communities such special places to live and work? Connect with me and find out!

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