Make a Difference: Westerly Area Rest Meals

WHO: Catherine is a grandmother in her 60s raising five grandchildren.

AGENCY: Westerly Area Rest Meals, Inc. (WARM), 19 Granite St., Westerly, R.I.

HER SITUATION: Catherine had a challenging year. Her son died suddenly of a heart attack this summer, and she took on raising five grandchildren by herself, with her only income being Social Security Disability.

WHAT TO GIVE: The children are a 17-year-old girl who wears medium sized clothing and 6½ shoes/boots); a 16-year-old boy who wears a men’s large and size 12 shoes/boots; a 14-year-old granddaughter who wears an XL in juniors and 7½ shoes/boots; a 12-year-old boy who wears a boy’s size 12-14 clothes and 6½ shoes/boots and a 8-year-old grandson who wears 10-12 in boys clothing and 4 in shoes.

Catherine would be grateful for gift cards to Wal-Mart or Stop & Shop to purchase essentials. Gift certificates to Regal Theater would be a special treat for the children.

TO DONATE: Contact Jeanie C. C. Herzog, WARM director of development, at (401) 596-9276, ext. 109.

READER COMMENTS

Loading comments...
Hide Comments

Stories that may interest you

Remembrance of Things Past: When check-writing skills came in handy

Not too many years ago we’d write a check at the grocery store for $25 or so over the purchase price. I used to joke that I did my banking at Colonial Market.


URI Master Gardeners host weekend tour

Several URI master gardeners in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts are opening their gardens to the public June 29-30.


Puddle stomping in Mystic

Koby Gray, 3, of Brazil splashes through puddles during a break in the rain Tuesday at Mystic River Park.


State child advocate to inquire about Stonington's handling of student complaints

The state Office of the Child Advocate wants more details on Stonington Public Schools' response to four female students' 2017 complaints that former high school teacher Timothy Chokas engaged in unwelcome and inappropriate physical contact.

TRENDING

PODCASTS