Disaster Action Team volunteers from the American Red Cross of Central New York provided assistance to 24 people from five families who were displaced from their homes by three fires this week in Oswego, Onondaga and Cayuga counties.
The Manor at Seneca Hill held its annual party for residents and their families. Providing entertainment during the afternoon was Elvis, portrayed by Tom Gilbo.
With a focus on volunteer service, students at the Center for Instruction, Technology and Innovation recently donated their time doing a variety of tasks to benefit the community. The Exceptional Education program offered students a chance to volunteer by participating in activities such as making greeting cards, ringing the bell for the Salvation Army, making blankets and packing food boxes for those in need.
Fifth graders at Lura M. Sharp Elementary School in Pulaski wrote letters to Santa recently, but not to ask for presents for themselves. Their letters were selfless acts to help benefit the Central New York Chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation through the Macy’s “Believe” Campaign.