June 2020
Wednesday, June 10th is our annual Day of Engagement!
Have you signed up yet?

Don't miss this special day where LifeCare Alliance supporters join forces to VOLUNTEER , DONATE , and CONNECT !
Whether you tune in for the main event at 4:00 p.m. on Zoom or throughout the day for live sessions on Facebook, we hope you will be a part of this special day. June commemorates LifeCare Alliance's official incorporation in 1898, and this day will virtually highlight the critical, life-saving mission that was launched 122 years ago - and what it has become today.
Schedule of Events
*All live streaming activities will take place on our Facebook page.

9:00 a.m. - Go live in the Meals-on-Wheels Production Kitchen

10:00 a.m. - Go live in the Columbus Cancer Clinic

11:00 a.m. - Go live at our Distribution Facility

11:30 a.m. - Go live for a Meals-on-Wheels ride-along

2:00 p.m. - Go live with Senior PetCare
4:00 p.m. - VIRTUAL HAPPY HOUR, AGENCY UPDATE, & CONVERSATION

Join President and CEO, Chuck Gehring
and
Vice President of Advancement, Rebecca Hurd for a live
agency update and Q & A session!
Amplify your gift - June 10th is also The Big Give!
The Big Give is back for 25 hours!
 
Whether you have a fund at The Columbus Foundation or choose to give for the first time, we hope you will consider designating your gift to LifeCare Alliance during this 25-hour giving spree, where your gift can be amplified by the Foundation’s bonus pool.
 
The event begins at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 and concludes at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 11, 2020.
 
Thank you in advance for your generosity to impact our clients in a BIG way!
If you are interested in learning more about the Legacy Endowment Campaign, establishing a planned gift, or becoming a member of the Catherine Nelson Black Society,  please contact:

Rebecca Hurd, Vice President of Advancement
614-437-2867 or  rhurd@lifecarealliance.org
Program Spotlight: CODA's Camp Hamwi is going virtual!
The health and safety of our campers is our number one priority, and given the current state of our community and beyond, we have decided to take camp online!

While we’d love to get together in person, we’re committed to keeping campers, staff, and families connected in this new and exciting way!
We’re also planning some digital gatherings and are so excited to share details with you soon. In the meantime, please register for an experience you won't want to miss!

Should you have any questions, please contact Youth & Family Programs
Director Anthony Myer at 614-437-2914 or at amyer@lifecarealliance.org .
Calling all Volunteers!
Thanks to many dedicated volunteers, we continue to meet the increased needs of our community's most vulnerable neighbors. We still need your help as many individuals and businesses transition back to to work. Take a look at these continued and new opportunities to see how you or your company can stay involved!

  • Weekend Meals-on-Wheels delivery: Transitioning back to the office? No problem! We have mobilized additional weekend routes to help new volunteers stay involved on their schedules. As of June 6, 2020, frozen meal routes are available for delivery every 30 minutes between 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., picking up at at Carrie’s Café, 670 Harmon Ave., 43223. Sign up today at Meals-on-Wheels Scheduler online to reserve your next route!
  • Get your company or team involved! Share a route with your colleagues, and make a difference on your lunch hour.
  • Help our community Beat the Heat with our annual Fan Campaign! Volunteers are needed to help pick up donated fans at local fire stations. (details below)

If you have questions or want to learn more, contact us at volunteer@lifecarealliance.org .
Beat the Heat Fan Campaign is back! Help our central Ohio neighbors beat the heat this summer with our annual Beat the Heat Fan Campaign. Here's how you can help:
  • Provide NEW fans! Shop our Amazon Wish List - have them delivered directly to us or drop them off at your nearest local fire station.
  • Help with fan distribution! Pick up new fans from local fire stations and bring them to our 670 Harmon Ave., Columbus, OH 43223. Volunteer once or twice a week from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, please contact us at volunteer@lifecarealliance.org.
L.A. Catering is ready to serve you!
L.A. Catering is a proud division of LifeCare Alliance, with all proceeds going directly to feed home-bound seniors. Let your next small group gathering or future event help central Ohio neighbors by choosing L.A. Catering. Please contact us today ,and book your next catering!
Staying in line with the governor's updates, L.A. Catering is officially open! With the best interests of our staff, guests, and community in mind, we are committed to following all CDC and State of Ohio guidelines in regards to the current situation. To learn more about our many services and how we can best support you, email lacateringinfo@lifecarealliance.org.

To review our new menu, please visit https://www.la-catering.com/menu/
Additional Updates:
Each year, LifeCare Alliance partners with the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging to improve local seniors' access to fresh, local produce. In light of COVID-19, the 2020 Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program will distribute fresh produce bundles instead of the usual $50 worth of vouchers to local farmers markets and roadside stands. Follow us on social media and check our website to stay tuned for confirmed dates and more information to come!
We know that many are feeling the implications of COVID-19, and want to share part-time and full-time employment opportunities in a few of our critical departments. C lick here  to see a full list of openings! For more information, you may contact the HR Department at 614-437-2813. Join our team and help us  Nourish the Human Spirit !
THANK YOU and congratulations to Pauli Tice, our beloved, longtime Volunteer Director who has retired after 26 wonderful years of service! To recognize all of her hard work and dedication to our Agency, we hope that you will consider giving a gift in Pauli's honor! Click here to contribute to the Pauli Tice Fund of the LifeCare Alliance Endowment.
Celebrate our country's independence by serving those most in need! Sign up for a Meals-on-Wheels route using the Meals-on-Wheels Scheduler. Thank you and Happy Fourth of July!
Statement on Recent Events:
LifeCare Alliance In the News: Our Agency's work has been featured in the Columbus Dispatch, NBC 4, WSYX, 10-TV, and more!

COVID-19 Preparedness Plan: Visit our website and follow us on Facebook , Twitter , and Instagram , to stay updated on the Agency's response to COVID-19.

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Rebecca Hurd
LifeCare Alliance
Thank you for Nourishing the Human Spirit !