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Teen And Senior Service Projects San Carlos Elms

Heartfelt Teen And Senior Service Projects

January 24 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

  Target Audience: San Carlos Middle School Students

Teen And Senior Service Projects: A Middle School Afternoon of Kindness

An extraordinary opportunity awaits Middle School kids and their families to embark on an afternoon of compassion, connection, and community spirit. Step into The Elms, a place where warmth and companionship flourish, as we extend an open invitation for an afternoon filled with meaningful activities – for Teen And Senior Service Projects

Join us in making Valentine’s cards for Veterans, engaging in heartwarming conversations and games with the residents, and spreading kindness by preparing lunches for the homeless. Bring along your favorite short story to share, and let’s create lasting memories of love and compassion.

A Warm Welcome at The Elms

As the doors of The Elms swing open, an atmosphere of warmth and camaraderie envelops you. This isn’t just a visit; it’s an opportunity to forge connections with the remarkable residents who call The Elms home. The event is designed to bridge generations, creating a space where Middle School kids can learn, share, and contribute to the well-being of their community.


Activities that Speak Louder than Words

  1. Valentine’s Cards for Veterans:
    • Unleash your creativity as we embark on a heartwarming mission to create Valentine’s cards for those who have served our country. Each handmade card will carry messages of gratitude and appreciation, brightening the day of Veterans at the local hospital.
  2. Reading and Games with Residents:
    • Dive into the joy of shared stories and laughter by spending quality time with the residents. Whether it’s reading a favorite short story, playing board games, or engaging in delightful conversations, the focus is on building connections and creating moments of joy.
  3. Lunches for the Homeless:
    • Extend the circle of compassion by participating in the creation of lunches for the homeless. In the spirit of giving, come together to prepare nourishing meals that will be distributed to those in need. It’s a small act with a big impact, demonstrating the power of collective kindness.

Why Middle School Kids? Why The Elms?

  1. Learning Through Compassion:
    • Middle School is a pivotal time for personal growth and social development. Engaging in activities that promote empathy and compassion contributes to the holistic education of young minds, fostering a sense of responsibility towards the community.
  2. Interconnected Generations:
    • The Elms offers a unique setting for intergenerational interaction. By bringing Middle School kids and elderly residents together, we create an environment where both groups can learn from each other, share experiences, and form bonds that transcend age.
  3. Building Community Bridges:
    • This event isn’t just about an afternoon of activities; it’s about building bridges within the community. It’s an opportunity for residents of The Elms to feel connected, valued, and a vital part of the vibrant fabric of [Your Town].

Bring Your Favorite Short Story: A Personal Touch to Shared Moments

In the spirit of making the afternoon even more personal, we invite Middle School kids to bring along their favorite short story. Whether it’s a tale that has left an indelible mark or a narrative that brings joy, sharing stories creates a magical connection between generations. The exchange of stories fosters understanding, empathy, and a shared appreciation for the richness of human experiences.

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How to Prepare

  1. Bring Your Creativity: Prepare to unleash your creativity while making Valentine’s cards. The more colorful and heartfelt, the better!
  2. Open Hearts for Conversations: Approach the event with an open heart and a willingness to engage in conversations with the residents. You might be surprised by the wisdom and warmth they have to share.
  3. Pack Your Favorite Short Story: Whether it’s a classic or a contemporary piece, bring a short story that you’d love to share with others. It could be a source of inspiration, laughter, or thoughtful reflection.


Why You Shouldn’t Miss This Heartwarming Afternoon

  1. Community Building: Join hands with your fellow Middle School kids and families to contribute to the growth and unity of San Carlos.
  2. Empathy in Action: Experience the power of empathy as you engage in activities that uplift the spirits of Veterans, residents, and the homeless.
  3. Shared Joy: Through shared stories, games, and kindness, create moments of joy that resonate with everyone involved.
  4. Creating Lasting Memories: Form connections that go beyond the afternoon, creating memories that linger in the hearts of both Middle School kids and The Elms residents.

As we prepare to embark on this journey of kindness, let’s remember that small actions can have a big impact. Join us at The Elms for an afternoon where compassion knows no age, and together, we’ll weave a tapestry of love, connection, and shared humanity.


Source: San Carlos Week of the Family Official Website

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San Carlos Elms
707 Elm Street
San Carlos, CA 94070 United States
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