On December 31, Kathleen Phillips, MA, will complete her tenure on the Caring House board of directors. Kathleen joined the board in 2011, not long after she retired as Director of the South Bay Adult Care Center in Redondo Beach. Her earlier work experience included stints at TRW and UCLA. Kathleen’s been a steadfast, caring board […]
We have some wonderful neighbors. They’ve welcomed Caring House, supported our work, given a smile when we walk by. One has even mowed our lawn. As a small sign of our thanks, volunteers Steve & Jessica, Jane, Judith, Mollie, Jinny, Roxanne and Carol baked cookies at home and brought them to Caring House. Volunteers Pat and […]
At Caring House we’re thankful for many people. They include Our residents, who entrust our staff and volunteers with their care — and teach us along the way. The families and friends of our residents who support them and our work. The neighbors who have welcomed us into the neighborhood and helped us create a place […]
A community-minded group of volunteers is working hard to create a home like Caring House for Visalia, CA. Seven leaders from the group came to Caring House this week for a tour and sharing of information and experience. We spent several hours talking about staffing, volunteer management, licensing, home renovation, business models, operating costs and […]
Caring House volunteers teamed to give 906 hours of their time and energy in July and August 2016. That’s more than 14.5 hours per day, seven days a week. In dollar terms, that’s a $21,340 combined gift in support of Caring House residents and loved ones (based on Independent Sector’s $23.56/hour value of volunteer time in 2015). Since January […]
Robin Camrin is now a member of the Caring House board of directors. Robin is a Southern California native, never straying far from her Long Beach roots. She has lived in South Redondo Beach since 1997. Robin has worked in administration at Torrance Memorial Medical Center for the last 31 years . She currently holds the […]
Together we’re building something wonderful. Here are a couple of peeks at the letter we just mailed to donors and volunteers for whom we have current mailing addresses. Caring House is the first non-medical home in Los Angeles County totally focused on end-of-life care. We welcomed our first residents and families in February. If you’ve donated or volunteered […]
The wonderful members of T.O.P.S. created and donated nine colorful lap blankets for use by our residents. Colleen Weber (in the photo) discovered Caring House when we cared for a family member. She quickly connected the T.O.P.S. group to our work. Thank you Colleen. And thank you T.O.P.S. — you’re the best!
Caring House volunteers teamed to give 862 hours of their time and energy in May and June 2016. That’s more than 14 hours per day, seven days a week. In dollar terms, that’s a $20,319 combined gift in support of Caring House residents and loved ones (based on Independent Sector’s $23.56/hour value of volunteer time in 2015). Since January […]
Mary Jane Efstathoiu, quilter extraordinaire, stopped by today with three more beautiful new quilts. These quilts are the latest in a wonderful series MaryRose Jeffry and Mary Jane have created for Caring House. Each brings great comfort and color for our residents. Below we show both sides of one of the quilts.