SPONSOR A GRANDPARENT TODAY!
Older people are critical contributors to family, community, and society. They are both the largest growing and the most under served population in the world.
A monthly donation, starting at $40, helps support the cost of food, water, shelter, medicine and clothing. It restores dignity and hope while giving a Grandparent the respect they deserve.
Mariamma is an 81 year old widow with three sons and two daughters. For many years she was a devoted homemaker who enjoyed caring for her family. As she aged and after her husband passed, one of her sons was able to take her in and provide her with a home.
Rosamma is a 77 year old widow with four sons and one daughter. For many years she was a devoted homemaker who enjoyed caring for her family. As she aged and after her husband passed away, her children provided her with a home.
Kuttiyamma is a 76 year old single woman who never married nor had any children. For 48 years she provided loving service at the convent associated with the Mercy Home, where she worked as a maid.
Meet Kanthi Tewarapperuma
Miss A. Kanthi is approximately 65 years old and has never married nor had any children. She is Buddhist and speaks and writes Sinhala. Kanthi never married and lived her life with her parents until they passed away. She spent many years living with her sister and her husband.
Miss Telge is 89 years old and has never married nor had any children. She is Buddhist and speaks and writes Sinhala. Her mother died when she was very young. Abandoned by her father, she lived with her aunt and uncle and helped take care of her younger cousins. They taught her to read and write.
Meet Remy Daguillard
Born on April 5, 1938, Remy is almost 84 years old! He is a strong man, given the average life span in Haiti is 63 years old. He is married. He and his wife have 6 children, two sons and four daughters. Their children are impoverished themselves and unable to help support their Mum and Dad which saddens them deeply.
WHAT WE ARE DOING IN CANADA
Your donation is directly supporting isolated seniors through delivered meal programs, groceries, hygiene products, personal care, protection and social support and providing safety and support for volunteers and health workers who are tirelessly putting themselves in harm’s way. We are currently working with over 60 agencies across Canada and continue to expand our reach.