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Michelle Manrique-Fleming's Fundraiser:

Flowers & Friendship for Isolated Seniors 2015

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Michelle Manrique-Fleming

THE STORY:

Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly wrote -

When the holiday season is upon us, the absence of family and friends is most overwhelming.  Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly works with incredible volunteers to make the spirits bright for our seniors year-round - and on Christmas Day we make sure no elder is alone.

This year 600 of our elders will celebrate Christmas Day with LBFE Chicago. 

  • 400 elders at three holiday parties
  • 200 elders receiving home delivered meals and nursing home visits

Volunteers will deliver 200 beautiful plants, along with holiday meals and treats, to our homebound elders and those living in nursing homes.

Volunteers will pick up elders and bring them to a celebration with a three course meal, entertainment, and fellowship! At the end of the party - every elder receives a lovely red rose in the spirit of our motto "flowers before bread" and we hope the rose reminds them of the day spent among friends.

Here's how you will make an impact:

200 home-delivered meals & nursing home visits

  • $10 – sends a home delivered meal with flowers & a friendly visit
  • $40 – supports 5 nursing home visits by friendly volunteers bringing an elder flowers and treats

400+ elders at Christmas Day parties

  • $250 – supports a table of 8 with a three course meal, flowers, entertainment, & friendly transportation with a volunteer

100 special mobility rides are needed to transport elders who are in wheelchairs or have limited mobility

  • $100 – supports 10 rides to/from party for elders in wheelchairs or with limited mobility

Thank you for helping make the spirits bright of our elders.

$515

MONEY RAISED
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  • Benjamin, Zibby, & Guinness

    $250

  • Cecilia Manrique

    $100

  • BJ Suarez

    $25

  • Dad and Mom Fleming

    $100

  • PJ and Jenn

    $40

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103% Raised of $500 Goal

The Team: $7,030 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Michael Melinger

Amount Raised

$2,510

 

126% Raised of $2,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jim Constantine

Amount Raised

$1,260

 

101% Raised of $1,250 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Little Brothers - Friends of the El...

Amount Raised

$725

 

10% Raised of $7,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Michelle Manrique-Fleming

Amount Raised

$515

 

103% Raised of $500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Cecilia Straney

Amount Raised

$375

 

188% Raised of $200 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Heather Dudzinski

Amount Raised

$300

 

100% Raised of $300 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Avalon Gordon

Amount Raised

$280

 

70% Raised of $400 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Lauren Tilot

Amount Raised

$255

 

85% Raised of $300 Goal

Donor Comments

PJ and Jenn

PJ and Jenn

DONATION: $40

2 years ago

Dad and Mom Fleming

Dad and Mom Fleming

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

BJ Suarez

BJ Suarez

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Cecilia Manrique

Cecilia Manrique

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Benjamin, Zibby, & Guinness

Benjamin, Zibby, & Guinness

DONATION: $250

2 years ago