Day #47: Give with Seniors First Orlando, FL

Day #47: Give with Seniors First Orlando, FL 1

Seniors First held a press conference this morning for the Mayors of Central Florida. I helped out as their photographer.

They are a non-profit organization that "enhances the quality of life for Central Florida senior citizens by maintaining their independence and dignity through nutrition, home improvement and support services."

This month is "March For Meals," a national campaign initiated by Meals on Wheels. Today's special press conference was part of this month's emphasis on senior nutrition.

After the press conference, Maura (VP of Client Care Programs with Seniors First), Chase (Aide to the Orange County Mayor), and I delivered meals to three housebound senior couples.

You can see more of the story on Flickr.

Day #47: Give with Seniors First Orlando, FL 2

Is there a similar organization in your city? How do you care for the elderly in your community?

Our family spent 2011 traveling the USA in an RV, striving to intentionally "give every day" for the glory of God. We interviewed CEOs of nonprofits and served alongside over 40 organizations and churches.

Our Pledge

We hereby pledge:

- To spend intimate, quantity time with our family.
- To actively help the poor, the sick, the lonely, and the helpless.
- To value, protect, and advocate for children.
- To de-emphasize the importance of “stuff” in our lives.
- To bring publicity to good causes and good people.
- To live with intentionality, as if this year was our very last.
- To observe the needs in our country/community – and then do something about them.
- To give – every day.

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