In celebration of the Lunar New Year and its tradition in honoring our elders and ancestors, the Summit Area YMCA is partnering with the Berkeley Heights Diversity Council and Giving Back group to collect supplies to make 150 care packages for Seniors in Berkeley Heights, New Providence and Summit. Sage Eldercare Meals on Wheels will help deliver the Care Packages.
COLLECTING FEBRUARY 2 - FEBRUARY 19, 2021
DROP OFF ITEMS AT THE BERKELEY HEIGHTS YMCA AND SUMMIT YMCA
Berkeley Heights YMCA: 59 Locust Avenue, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
Summit YMCA: 67 Maple Street, Summit, NJ 07901
Donation bin located at the side entrance of the Summit YMCA
• Travel size lotions
• Travel size hand sanitizers
• Lip balms or chapsticks
• Pocket size tissues
• Fuzzy socks
• Sanitizer wipes
• Foot scrubs
• Individual wrapped specialty teabags
• Decks of cards
• Sudoku puzzles
If you prefer to make an online donation towards this cause, please visit WWW.THESAY.ORG/GIVE
Choose “Lunar New Year Gift to Seniors” as your designation or include “Lunar New Year Care Packages” in the comments section.
Interested in volunteering to put our care packages together? Sign up with us via Signup Genius!
Join us to celebrate the 2021 Lunar New Year! Enjoy a virtual celebration with us, arts and crafts and more.
About the Summit Area YMCA
The Summit Area YMCA is one of the area’s leading 501(c)(3) charitable organizations. Founded in 1886, the Summit Area YMCA has a history steeped in working side-by-side with our neighbors to ensure that everyone, regardless of age, income and background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. Each year, we serve over 15,000 individuals with our free and fee-based programs and services in an area spanning the communities of Berkeley Heights, Gillette, Millburn, New Providence, Short Hills, Springfield, Stirling and Summit. Through the generosity of our members, donors, and partners, we are able to offer financial assistance for our programs and services to those with demonstrated need.