Hebrew HealthCare Hosts another Successful Christmas Mitzvah

January 5, 2015, West Hartford, CT- For over 18 years, Hebrew HealthCare’s Volunteer Resources Department has put together a successful Christmas Mitzvah Program and this year was no different.  The program asked individuals in the community to volunteer at Hebrew HealthCare so staff members that celebrate Christmas could take time off to be with their families during the holiday.  

Ruthan Wein, Director of Volunteer Resources, dedicated months of planning and approximately 118 volunteers came to assist in different activities and jobs during the day.  Some of the jobs included passing out meals, working in The Main Street Café and in the gift shop, assisting with recreation programs, delivering clean laundry to the residents’ rooms, and doing some clerical work for different offices.  The volunteers came in all different shapes and sizes from single volunteers to families, animal volunteers, and a few of Hebrew HealthCare’s Board members were in force throughout the facility. 

Hebrew HealthCare is a non-profit, non-sectarian health care provider featuring a full spectrum of integrated and seamless in-patient; out-patient and community based geriatric services to meet the needs of older adults in the Greater Hartford community. Hebrew HealthCare is committed to providing comprehensive care of the elderly. Not simply saying it, not simply building it, HHC does it – every day, every week, every year, for over 100 years. Hebrew HealthCare’s commitment to the elderly in the Greater Hartford area is unparalleled and is the foundation on which our reputation for excellence is based. 

Hebrew HealthCare is comprised of the following service affiliates:

The Hospital at Hebrew HealthCare
Hoffman SummerWood Community
Hebrew Health Visiting Nurses
Hebrew Health Hospice
Hebrew Health Assisted Living Services
Hebrew Health Adult Day Services
Hebrew Rehabilitation Group
Connecticut Geriatric Specialty Group
The Gene and Anja Rosenberg Hebrew Home and Rehabilitation Center