Dear Diary Connects to Brighten the Lives in the Community
August 2020: “giving and caring for others”. COVID-19 has hit our community really hard. During the time, it has put the elderly community in a more vulnerable state. They are listed as the most at-risk group for COVID-19. Most them have been limited to their home for the last 5 months cause them to be disconnected to the world. The elderly community if often forgotten and isolated. For our month of “giving and caring”, the Dear Diary girls chose to share some cheer to a group of senior women to let them know they are not forgotten. We have adopted 22 female senior citizens Pleasantville community. Each of the girls were assigned 2 to 3 seniors to prepare a care package and deliver on Saturday, August 15, 2020. What was include in the Care Package? Activities Personal Care Items Comfort Items A Personal Touch, Handwritten card expressing your care and concern
Dear Diary is a program that provides girls ages six and up, with a safe space to flourish into their excellence, while learning to embrace their essence. It is our goal to begin impacting girls at an early age to eliminate or counteract any potential obstacles. Studies show mentoring programs enhance our youths’ academic abilities, leadership skills, and support the development of self-esteem and self-efficacy. The program objective is to expose our participants to diverse cultures, essential skills, as well as community care. This program is designed to equip these young ladies for adulthood, with positive tools and resources, along with showing them how to love themselves and take ownership of their uniqueness.