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Giving Back on Thanksgiving Day

  • 4621 N Sheridan Road Chicago, IL, 60640 (map)

For the 3rd year in a row, Join In Her Shoes Foundation and volunteer with us this Thanksgiving Day as we support the residents of Grasmere Residential Home / Nursing Home.

Grasmere Residential Home provides extended stay nursing care to individuals with varying of mental / physical disabilities. Location: 4621 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago IL 60640

Numbers of volunteers needed: 30-40 at least 3 photographers.

Dress code: Closed shoes, casual outfit, prefer IHSF t-shirt on the top (but not required) purchase via our website.

Please bring 5-10 of your old magazines so we can assist the residents to create their own gratitude collage for engagement activity.

Parking: Parking is relatively easy in the area. On Eastwood Street is free parking. Otherwise pay at meter.

Schedule: 
10:30am Volunteers arrival
10:30am - 11:30am Assist GRH staff to setup the room, arrange seating as needed. Instruction will be given by GRH supervisor
11:30am -11:45am Assist residence to choose food from their menu
11:45am - 1:30pm Finish up with meal service and clean up the room. Prepare seating for art related activity which will be conducted by IHSF volunteers. 
1:30pm - 2:30pm Art related activity 
2:30pm - 2:45pm Clean up the room

If you have any questions or concerns please email us at inhershoesfoundation@gmail.com

You must sign IHSF waiver day of event. Please arrive on time and plan to stay entire day to help with clean up.

Sign up here!

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