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Jefferson’s Ferry Reaches Out by Preparing Food and Serving Guests at Welcome INN
The Jefferson’s Ferry team delivers a full meal and beverages, from appetizer to dessert, to Welcome INN’s Monday night program and stays to serve, visit, and clean up. On average, 70 meals per night are served.
Jefferson’s Ferry contributes to the larger community in many ways through partnerships with the local schools, social service programs and through its advocacy for senior services policy on local, state, and federal levels. Jefferson’
About Welcome INN (http://www.the-
A 100% volunteer operation, Welcome INN has offered nutritious, hot meals and words of encouragement to hungry folks in the Greater Port Jefferson area 5 nights every week for 25 years. Since 1989, Welcome INN has operated under the auspices of the Interfaith Nutrition Network. Today, there are a total of 14 soup kitchens operating as part of The INN’s network across Long Island. More than 5,000 people are fed each week. The organization welcomes volunteers and guests of all faiths, as well as those who follow no religion.
About Jefferson’s Ferry (www.jeffersonsferry.org)
Jefferson’s Ferry is a not-for-profit lifecare retirement community for active adults aged 62 and above, with cottages, apartments, assisted living, and a quality health care center all on one site. Located in South Setauket, a vibrant community along Long Island’s north shore, Jefferson’s Ferry is surrounded by various attractions, shopping, beaches, theaters, and a world-renowned university. Jefferson’
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Staff volunteers from Jefferson’s Ferry Lifecare Retirement Community recently donated a three course hot meal to Port Jefferson’s Welcome INN soup kitchen. Jefferson’