Suffolk Meals on Wheels- Memory Book

The mission of Suffolk Meals on Wheels is to improve the quality of life of seniors and residents with disabilities by providing home delivered meals to those in need in the Suffolk, Windsor, Smithfield, and Isle of Wight region.

How will this project make an impact?

Volunteers can help area seniors experiencing isolation due to COVID-19 by packaging items that will allow them to occupy themselves and feel encouraged.


Drop-Off Details

When: Monday, November 23 or Tuesday, November 24, 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Where: 5817 Wesleyan Drive, Village II, Virginia Beach VA

Contact: Olga or Katrina, 757-624-2400

Instructions

Kits: Fill each bag with the items provided – only the items provided so that consistency and quality can be ensured for the recipients. This also helps with COVID-19 safety

Compassion Cards: Create one Compassion Card for each kit. Use the instructions provided, or view them here.

Memory Book: These booklets are meant to encourage seniors to write and share about themselves, their memories, and their present lives.

Use the metal brads provided to bind 10 sheets of paper together to create a book.

Write a prompt on each page to encourage seniors to write about themselves, their early memories, and their present lives. The prompts below can provide some ideas to guide you.