Making Dreams Come True

 
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  • Making Dreams Come True posted a progress report
    A Baseball Dream Comes True
    By - Sally Korkin - Senior Director of Community Relations & Outreach
    Dreams continue to come true at Cedar Village. Many of our residents have very special wishes. One of our residents, Tom, wanted to attend a Cincinnati Reds game with his friends and family. The game was arranged for Tom and nine guests to attend the Reds game together. On the day of the game, Tom gathered with his friends...
    • 1 month ago
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  • Making Dreams Come True posted a progress report
    An Artist's Wish
    By - Sally Korkin - Senior Director of Community Relations & Outreach
    Dreams continue to come true at Cedar Village. Many of our residents have very special wishes. Sylvia loves to paint and draw. She participates in special art therapy classes at Cedar Village and is very talented. Her wish was to have art supplies to keep in her room that she could use to create beautiful masterpieces. She...
    • 4 months ago
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  • Making Dreams Come True posted a progress report
    Making Holiday Dreams Come True
    By - Sally Korkin - Senior Director of Community Relations & Outreach
    At Cedar Village, it is always a tradition to make dreams come true at the holiday season. The Residence Life Department asks residents what they would like as a Chanukah or Christmas gift and a staff member and volunteers shop for the gifts. From a sports-themed sweatshirt, to a purse, to a book, to a picture frame, each...
    • 7 months ago
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  • Making Dreams Come True has received 1 donation
    • 9 months ago
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  • Making Dreams Come True posted a progress report
    Making Holiday Dreams Come True at Cedar Village
    By - Sally Korkin - Executive Director, Cedar Vilage Foundation
                    The Cedar Village Chai Hopes Program continues to make dreams come true for our residents. The holiday season is approaching.  Each resident in our 162 – bed Health Care Center receives a special holiday gift.  The...
    • 10 months ago
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  • Making Dreams Come True has received 5 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Making Dreams Come True posted a progress report
    A Special Wish Granted
    By - Sally Korkin - Executive Director, Cedar Village Foundation
    Mary has lived at Cedar Village for a number of years.  She has a special friend, a volunteer named Jane, who spends time with her each week.  Mary told Jane that she used to love watching “All My Children” by that it is not available on cable.  Jane found a way for Mary to watch her favorite show...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Making Dreams Come True posted a progress report
    A Special Gift to Make a Dream Come True
    By - Sally Korkin - Executive Director, Cedar Village Foundation
    Enriching the lives of residents at Cedar Village Retirement Community is not only something we strive to accomplish, but to excel in “making dreams come true!”   One of our residents, John had a special wish which was granted. He needed a new floor lamp for his room.  One of our staff members...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Making Dreams Come True posted a progress report
    Gift Giving in the Spirit of the Seasons
    By - Sally Korkin - Executive Director, Cedar Village Foundation
    This past Chanukah and Christmas, fairies descend upon Cedar Village to grant special wishes to the residents living in healthcare and the rehabilitation units of our retirement community. Each year as a part of the annual Mitzvah Day tradition, residents are surprised with a gift that they expressed as something...
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    • 1 year ago
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  • Making Dreams Come True posted a progress report
    Getting Ready for the Holidays
    By - Sally Korkin - Executive Director, Cedar Village Foundation
    It’s that time of year when the Chanukah and Christmas fairies descend upon Cedar Village to grant special wishes to the residents living in healthcare and the rehabilitation units of our retirement community. Each year as a part of the annual Mitzvah Day tradition, residents are surprised with a gift that they...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Making Dreams Come True posted a progress report
    A resident's day was made
    By - Sally Korkin - Executive Director, Cedar Village Foundation
    We have a "store" day on a regular basis.  Every resident is given Cedar Village dollars that can be used to purchase small personal items ranging from perfume, after shave, jewelry ect. The ability to take their time and shop brings great joy to our residents. Sometimes residents come to shop because they are in need...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Making Dreams Come True has received 25 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Making Dreams Come True posted a progress report
    Small Things Make a Big Difference
    By - Sally Korkin - Executive Director, Cedar Village Foundation
    No matter what the age, everyone has dreams -- some big, some small.  For most of the residents at Cedar Village, it is the small things in life that make the biggest difference.  Recently, we had a resident who needed new guitar strings and another who needed to have their violin...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Making Dreams Come True posted a progress report
    Granting Wishes One at a Time!
    By - Sally Korkin - Executive Director, Cedar Village Foundation
    Enriching the lives of residents at Cedar Village Retirement Community is not only something we strive to accomplish, but to excel in “making dreams come true!”   This month resident, Edie wanted to have her snare drum head replaced. She contacted our music therapy staff member and simply asked for a quote....
    • 2 years ago
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  • Making Dreams Come True posted a progress report
    Mitzvah Day Gift Giving
    By - Sally Korkin - Executive Director, Cedar Village Foundation
    It’s that time of year when the Chanukah and Christmas fairies descend upon Cedar Village to grant special wishes to the residents living in healthcare and the rehabilitation units of our retirement community. Each year as a part of the annual Mitzvah Day tradition, residents are surprised with a gift that they...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Making Dreams Come True posted a progress report
    Second Annual Cedar Village Game Day Extravaganza!
    By - Sally Korkin - Executive Director, Cedar Village Foundation
    Last year, was our First Annual Football outing to a Bengals game and what an amazing experience it was. Cedar Village residents from the Apartments of Oak View and Fountain View were joined by Healthcare residents for a fun and exciting afternoon of professional football.   Well, it’s that time of year and we...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Making Dreams Come True has received 22 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Making Dreams Come True posted a progress report
    Nelson's Thank You for His New Computer
    By - Sally Korkin - Executive Director
    Up until one special day in Spring, Nelson was typically seen in the main library at Cedar Village, a retirement community located in Mason, Ohio everyday shortly after lunch to surf the web. On this particular day, Nelson was surprised with a brand new computer which was made possible by the generosity of donors through...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Making Dreams Come True posted a progress report
    A Warm and Enriching Winter at Cedar Village
    By - Sally Korkin - Director of Development
    Since the beginning of the year, the residents at Cedar Village Retirement Community in Mason, Ohio, have had some amazing programs not only to be entertained, but also to stimulate their minds and learning opportunities. In January, we brought in the Cincinnati Shakespeare Theatre to perform “In Love with...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Making Dreams Come True posted a progress report
    Winter Dreams Coming True
    By - Sally Korkin - Director of Development
    For healthcare residents at Cedar Village, both Chanukah and Christmas gifts are delivered during the holidays. In order to make the moment extra special, Resident Life Coordinators ask the residents what they'd like. Wishes range from "a book" to something more specific like "a green sweatshirt with embroidered birds."...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Making Dreams Come True has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 4 years ago
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  • Making Dreams Come True has received 1 donation
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Organization

Cedar Village

Mason, Ohio, United States
http://www.cedarvillage.org

Project Leader

Carol Silver Elliott

CEO/President
Mason, OH United States

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