Our volunteers started a worship service with residents at Upper East Side Rehabilitation and Nursing Center to encourage them spiritually through gospel-centered music and messages.
Creativity From Our Volunteers
With a range of backgrounds and cultures represented, our volunteers focus on making the services accessible to everyone through energetic music and variety in the service components.
Why We Love This Affiliate
Staff and family visitors often attend the services alongside the residents. They show a genuine interest in the welcoming services, and we hope this will lead to their discovery of Christ's joy.
"I do believe we make a meaningful, positive impact on the residents, and I also believe the volunteers themselves receive a meaningful, positive experience."
Approximately 998,000 New York City residents are 65 and older, and that number is expected to increase to 1.3 million by 2030. Seniors in NYC face financial abuse, lack of resources, and increasing poverty rates. Join us in lifting up the elderly to a God who promises to carry and