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.
Many thanks to MaryRose Jeffry and Mary Jane Efstathoiu, quilters extraordinaire, for two beautiful new quilts delivered today. These quilts are the latest in a wonderful series MaryRose and Mary Jane have created for Caring House. Each brings great comfort and color for our residents.
Caring House volunteers teamed to give 599 hours of their time and energy in April 2016. That’s almost 20 hours per day, seven days a week. In dollar terms, that’s a $14,104 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 1, Caring House volunteers […]
Ellen Gorbunoff was just elected to the Caring House board of directors. Ellen and her family have lived on the Palos Verdes Peninsula for 40 years. A registered nurse for 45 years, Ellen has worked locally at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance Memorial Medical Center and for the last 20 years at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical […]
Progress Report We’re more than 68% of the way to our $15,000 project budget, thanks to generous donors who’ve already given $10,250. What a wonderful start! We’ve selected our landscaping contractor (La Forest Landscaping) and work has begun. Looking forward to a beautiful result by Mother’s Day. Donate now and help make Caring House beautiful, inside […]
Caring House A project by our community for our community Community Update and Volunteer Opportunities Hosted by Toyota USA Automobile Museum 19600 Van Ness Avenue Torrance, California 90501 Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Doors open at 1 pm Program begins at 1:30 sharp Includes keynote by Claire Tehan, MA nationally recognized leader on end-of-life care Tour the […]
Our house renovation is done. It’s time to turn our attention to landscaping. Julie Heinsheimer and Petra Lengauer have donated their professional services and created a complete plan for us. It includes plantings, walkways, sitting areas and updating the irrigation system. It incorporates beautifully our beloved silver dollar Eucalyptus. We’re pricing things out and in the […]
One of the wonderful things about being involved in the work of Caring House is getting to connect with many generous, caring people. Donna, a volunteer and one of those generous, caring people, stopped by on Monday (our first day for welcoming residents and families). She brought beautiful flowers and a yummy cake she’d made from scratch — fresh […]
The Caring House debut at the Torrance Antique Street Faire brought new friends and shared lots of information. Led by organizing dynamo Penny Kastagir, Caring House volunteers spent a sunny Sunday at the popular monthly event. Good questions, shared experiences about caring for family, new subscribers to the Caring House insiders email list, new volunteer signups and […]
Our formal ribbon-cutting ceremony today brought together an energized group of 110+ Caring House supporters and community leaders at the Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce. More than a decade in the making, this event celebrated the 400+ individuals and organizations whose volunteer time and donations have made Caring House possible. We plan to open our doors to residents and […]