Daisy Jenna Willmot presenting ICGMC Executive Director Jane Latini with cards.
- Jan. 8, 2014
-- Interfaith Caregivers of Greater Mercer County (ICGMC) was thrilled to receive a bunch of beautiful homemade Christmas cards from the girls of Daisy Troop 70018. The nonprofit, based in Hamilton, NJ, has more than 300 active volunteers who provide free caregiving services to nearly 400 homebound elderly and disabled Mercer County residents each year. “We distributed the cards to area seniors, and they brightened the season for so many people!” said Executive Director Jane Latini. “We are thankful for the girls’ generosity of spirit.”
About Interfaith Caregivers of Greater Mercer County
Interfaith Caregivers of Greater Mercer County (ICGMC) is a volunteer-powered nonprofit organization that serves hundreds of homebound elderly and people with disabilities through its Neighbors Helping Neighbors program each year. In 2013, ICGMC volunteers from more than 27 interdenominational churches provided more than 13,000 hours of free caregiving services to close to 400 Mercer County seniors and people with disabilities. Services included friendly home visiting, phone calls and respite care; transportation to medical and other appointments;
administration and clerical assistance; shopping; indoor chores (paperwork, light housekeeping and meal preparation);
outdoor chores, home repairs; and health and wellness education. ICGMC also sponsors Project Healthy Bones, a wellness program that educates participants on the importance of exercise, nutrition, safety, drug therapy and lifestyle factors as they relate to osteoporosis. To request services, volunteer and/or donate to Interfaith Caregivers of Greater Mercer County, visit www.icgmc.org
or call 609-393-9922.