“Write a Card” Wednesday for Week of Caring focuses on seniors

The third day of United Way of Bemidji Area’s Week of Caring is focused on senior citizens.

For “Write a Card” Wednesday activities, adults are encouraged to have a discussion on how seniors may be isolated, perhaps now more than ever amid COVID-19 restrictions and risks.

Families are encouraged to talk about senior family members or close friends and neighbors, and to take the time to call, draw a picture, or visit in the yard with a senior family member, neighbor or friend.

For action, community members are encouraged to write a card to a Bemidji senior and drop it off or mail it to the United Way of Bemidji Area, where they will distribute them to isolated seniors. 

Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.

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