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May 2020

The Caring Mail Project: Appreciating Nurses on the Frontlines

May 8 - May 15
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Appreciating Nurses on the Frontlines During this stay-at-home time, cubs and their families will send messages of gratitude & encouragement to frontline nurses on Ahuja Medical Center's nursing team. University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center is a 144-bed community hospital focused on patient and family-centered care and the principles of evidence-based design. Comprised of over 500 nurses, Ahuja's nursing team strives to empower, advocate and innovate to achieve excellence in human caring. As hospitals adjust to the state's regional plan for…

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April 2020

The Caring Mail Project: Appreciating Hospice Staff

April 29 - May 8
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During this stay-at-home time, cubs and their families will send messages of appreciation & encouragement to the dedicated staff at Hospice of the Western Reserve. Hospice of the Western Reserve provides palliative and end-of-life care, caregiver support, and bereavement services throughout Northern Ohio. In celebration of the individual worth of each life, HWR strives to relieve suffering, enhance comfort, promote quality of life, foster choice in end-of-life care, and support effective grieving. Our team will generate messages of appreciation &…

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The Caring Mail Project: Appreciating Frontline Medical Providers

April 23 - April 30
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THE CARING MAIL PROJECT A home-based service project series for families Appreciating Frontline Medical Providers During this stay-at-home time, cubs and their families will send messages of appreciation & encouragement to frontline nurses & doctors at Summa Health's hospital campuses. Summa Health is a patient-centered health management organization that provides integrated and coordinated care for the people of Northeast Ohio. Summa Health has over 5,000 hospital staff focusing on wellness and personalized care. Our team's mail will be distributed with…

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Caring Mail Project: Spreading Cheer to Isolated Senior Citizens

April 15 - April 24
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During this stay-at-home time, cubs and their families will send messages of friendship, cheer & encouragement to elders who receive services through the Cleveland Department of Aging. The Cleveland Department of Aging provides services to more than 6,000 individuals, including older adults (60 years of age and older) and adults with disabilities (age 18-59). The Department provides social service programs, home repair and maintenance programs and health and safety programming. 40% of Cleveland seniors live alone. Our mail will be…

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Care-A-Thon: Caring Mail to Accompany Masks for Non-COVID Health Care Staff at Univ. Hospitals

April 10 - April 15
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We have received a special request to make as many messages as we can by Wednesday April 15th to accompany cloth masks that are being distributed to University Hospitals staff who are serving in non-COVID roles. The 100,000 Masks Project has a goal of distributing 100,000 handmade fabric masks to non-COVID providers across UH's many campuses and departments. Each staff member -- including doctors, nurses, lab techs, front desk staff, and more -- will receive a few washable masks so they can…

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Appreciating Nurses on the Frontline: A Caring Cubs Home-Based Project

April 8 - April 15
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Research shows that doing kind & helpful actions calms the mind. By releasing "good" brain chemicals to counteract and soothe the "stress" ones, altruism buffers our systems during anxious times. At Caring Cubs, we believe wholeheartedly that being a caring community member is one of the best ways to cope with life's uncertainties. We hope that doing this project together as a family, from your home, will help buoy you through this time. Appreciating Nurses on the Frontlines During this stay-at-home time, cubs and their…

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The Caring Mail Project – Spreading Cheer to Seniors

April 2 - April 8
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Research shows that performing kind and helpful acts calms the mind. By releasing "good" brain chemicals to counteract and soothe the "stress" ones, altruism works to buffer our systems during anxious times. We believe wholeheartedly that being a caring community member is one of the best ways to cope with the uncertainties that abound. We hope that doing this project together as a family, from your home, will help buoy you through this time. THE CARING MAIL PROJECT A home-based service…

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February 2020

February Service Project – Transplant House of Cleveland

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cuyahoga County Library – Brook Park Branch, 6155 Engle Road
Brook Park, 44142 United States
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For our February gathering, we supported The Transplant House of Cleveland.  Located in University Circle, heart of all the wonderful medical facilities Cleveland has to offer, The Transplant House is able to provide convenient, affordable apartments to patients on their journey of receiving or donating a life-saving organ.   Our Cubs painted coffee mugs with cheerful, encouraging words and pictures for the patients to wake up to each day.  The Cubs also made seasonal decorations to hang in and around each apartment.…

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January 2020

January Service Project- crafts with seniors

January 26 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The Weils, 16695 Chillicothe Rd.
Chagrin Falls, OH 44023 United States
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January 2020 Flower Power: Our Caring Cubs brought rays of sunshine to residents of the Weils at an event co-hosted with NCJW. Children and residents painted 24 pots and then planted lavender seeds in each for the residents to keep! We colored, played “Would you Rather” and read a story. Thank you to all of those that attended! It was such a bright spot on a January day! The Weils, a non-profit organization, is owned and operated by Montefiore, a leader in…

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December 2019

Festival of Caring – December 14

December 14, 2019 @ 9:45 am - 12:15 pm
Cuyahoga County Library – Brooklyn Branch, 4480 Ridge Road
Cleveland, OH 44144 United States
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The Festival of Caring celebrated kindness with a variety of crafts, activities, and games for our Cubs. The service project began with stories and songs about caring followed by a game that taught sharing.  Cubs visited stations to make a variety of projects which will benefit our community. Two sessions were available so we could celebrate with as many Cubs as possible. View photos of the project.

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