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What Can Volunteering With Hearts & Hands Do For Older Adults In Your Neighborhood?

Demographic trends show that Erie County will become a significantly older community in the next few decades. The United States Census Bureau predicts that older adults will outnumber children by 2035. Erie County has a greater percentage of older adults than the national average. There are currently 155,817 adults 65 years or older in Erie County, one-third of whom have a disability and 8.8 percent of our seniors live in poverty. Older adults are vulnerable to social isolation due to …

Hearts & Hands Featured on Issues and Views Show

On Sunday 9/17/2023 Hearts & Hands was featured on the Issues and Views Show on Townsquare Buffalo. The show aired on STAR 96.1, 106.5 WYRK, 92.9 WBUF, and 93.7 WBLK. Take a listen with the following link: https://1drv.ms/u/s!Av39Ma0TwCa-gdNAZ_eLMtTqGuOfuw?e=YsZhCP

Boy Scout Volunteers in Akron

Brodie needed to volunteer to earn a badge for his boy scout troop, and so he looked for ways that he could volunteer in his community. Hearts & Hands was able to assist Brodie in finding some great opportunities to do yardwork in Akron, along with his father Derek supervising him. Both Brodie and Derek were able to help four of our care receivers in the community of Akron. Some benefits of getting someone at Brodie’s age to volunteer include …

New Chairperson Nominated for Hearts & Hands