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Make a Difference: The Arc New London County

WHO: Stella, who has an intellectual disability, and Ginny, her friend and caregiver. Ginny is in her late 70s, a bit younger than Stella.

AGENCY: The Arc New London County

HER SITUATION: Stella just returned home from the hospital, where she was treated for pneumonia. Ginny would like the house to be warmer, but the women live on a fixed income and find it hard to pay for both heat and food.

WHAT TO GIVE: Prepaid gift cards toward heating expenses and food, warm nightgowns size small and medium/large, a new set of towels, and a small, newer TV — their current TV is 30 years old.

TO DONATE: Call Denise Tift at (860) 889-4435, ext. 116, or send to The Arc New London County, 125 Sachem St., Norwich, CT 06360.

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