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On Valentine’s Day, Women United of Greater Niagara partnered with the Niagara Falls Boys & Girls Club and the Health Association of Niagara County Inc. (HANCI) to share the love by bringing valentines and chocolate to seniors in Niagara Falls.
Led by president of the Boys & Girls Club of Niagara Falls and member of Women United, Rebecca Vincheski, youth at the club crafted hand-made valentines with construction paper, ribbons, markers and plenty of glitter. The students then attached customized chocolate bars donated by Women United of Greater Niagara to each card.
On Tuesday morning, the valentines were picked up from the club then delivered to participants of HANCI’s Complete Senior Care PACE Program. Executive Director Virginia McAuliffe said the program’s seniors admired their cards and shared with each other throughout their time in the day room.
Youth at the Niagara Falls Boys & Girls Club make valentines and pose with their finished gifts. PACE program participants with Women United of Greater Niagara President Joanne Beaton. (Submitted)
About Women United
Women United of Greater Niagara is “an influential group of community-minded women who will work with United Way to improve lives and build a better future for the Niagara community. At the same time, they work to inspire and bring value to local women.”
Those interested in becoming a member can call the United Way office at 716-731-4580.
About United Way of Greater Niagara
A press release noted, “At United Way of Greater Niagara, we believe that we live in a vibrant region where all individuals and families can achieve their potential through the support of our community. Our mission is to invest in the programs that focus on building stability to deliver measurable results, improve the Greater Niagara Region today, and strengthen it for tomorrow.”