Cambridge House Earns Giving Back Award
Date Posted : 12/13/2016
Cambridge House of Maryville was recognized for going above and beyond to volunteer in the Metro East area.Gardant Management Solutions presented three communities, including Cambridge House, with the 2016 Giving Back Award during the company’s annual awards luncheon earlier this month.Cambridge House has made a commitment to several causes this year, including feeding the needy, collecting school supplies for area children, raising money and awareness for Alzheimer’s disease and making the holidays brighter for seniors. Here are some of the highlights of their outreach projects:• February: The community collected canned goods throughout the month, and residents donated the food to the Maryville Outreach Center Food Pantry. Maryville Mayor Larry Gulledge came to an event to thank the community for organizing the food drive.• July: Cambridge House collected school supplies for area children. The items were donated to the Maryville 1st Baptist Church School Supply Drive.• August/September: Residents and staff participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Cambridge House sold forget-me-nots and sponsored refreshments, donating $550 to the cause. Residents also worked the hospitality booth for volunteers who set up the traveling Vietnam Wall Memorial.• November/December: Cambridge House collected items for the 3rd Annual Madison County Stockings 4 Seniors. The project donates 750 stockings to seniors in the area.
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