DAY OF CARING FREE VIRTUAL APPRECIATION PROJECTS
To promote kindness throughout our community during this time, United Way has established some in-home activities for individuals, children, and families to enjoy while social distancing at home. To learn more about what UWVP is doing to address COVID-19, visit: https://www.uwvp.org/united-way-emergency-fund.
APPRECIATION ACTIVITIES (CLICK ON THE IMAGE BELOW FOR EASY DOWNLOAD)
FOR HOME-BOUND SENIORS:
Color as many pages as you wish and send directly to one of the below non-profit agencies. Agencies will distribute colored pages to local home-bound seniors most isolated during this time.
Peninsula Agency on Aging (739 Thimble Shoals Blvd., Suite 1006 | Newport News, VA 23606-3585)
Williamsburg Faith In Action (354 McLaws Circle, Suite 2 | Williamsburg, VA 23185)
LINK of Hampton Roads (10413 Warwick Boulevard | Newport News, VA 23601)
FOR FIRST RESPONDERS:
Color as many pages as you wish and/or use the letter template to write a note and email to email@example.com. These pages will be distributed to Police and Fire Departments in our community that are on the frontlines and risking their own health to keep us safe.
FOR HOSPITAL STAFF:
1) Color as many pages as you wish and/or use the letter template to write a note and email to firstname.lastname@example.org. These pages will be distributed to all local hospitals on the peninsula to thank their staff on the frontline and risking their own health to keep us safe.
2) Take a quick Thank You video with your phone or computer and send it to email@example.com. All videos will be sent to local hospitals and shared with their staff on media screens and shared on United Way's social media pages. Our local doctors, nurses, and hospital staff are working hard to keep our families, friends, and community safe. Help us share our appreciation during this time of staying home and social distancing.
Learn more about how United Way is responding to COVID-19 HERE.