Heritage Awarded Grant to Benefit Residents

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Gayle Williams displays new shavers for residents in need made possible by a grant from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation
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Lisa Haglund, Heritage Ministries President and CEO shared that Heritage Ministries was awarded a grant from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation (CRCF) to assist the non-profit organization with the purchase of electric shavers for residents in need in their skilled nursing communities.

“Heritage is blessed to have partners such at the CRCF who have come alongside us as we care for our greatest generation, our seniors. Their generosity assists Heritage and our mission to promote Hope, Dignity, and Purposeful Living for all those we serve. We are truly grateful for their support,” she said.

Haglund shared that Gayle Williams, a COTA/CNA at Heritage, was instrumental in initiating the grant.

“We are so thankful for dedicated employees like Gayle. Her compassion for her residents, and her creativity in identifying key ways we can continue to provide life enriching opportunities in our skilled nursing communities was key in bringing this grant opportunity to the forefront.”

Heritage Ministries was founded in 1886 and has grown from its original campus in Gerry, NY, to six locations in New York with additional affiliations across the United States. As a not-for-profit provider of senior care and housing, Heritage is a leader in the industry, employing approximately 1,500 team members, and serving over 2,500 individuals annually. With locations in New York, Pennsylvania, Illinois, and Washington, Heritage and its affiliates provide rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, memory care, independent retirement housing, and assisted living. For more information on Heritage Ministries, please visit www.heritage1886.org.