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St. Matthew's Brown Bag Project benefits residents

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  • Written By: Felicia Messimer
St. Matthew's Brown Bag Project benefits residents

Each year during Lent, St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Gillette, Wyoming and its parishioners participate in the Brown Bag Project to raise money for an organization in our community. This year they chose to benefit the Activity department at The Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center.

Recently, Father Cliff presented The Legacy Activity Coordinator Marla Russell with puzzles, craft supplies, gift cards, bingo money and money to purchase a cotton candy machine and slushee machine for our residents.

"We are very blessed to have such wonderful support from St. Matthew's and every one who participated in the brown bag project to promote the quality of life for the residents through the activity program! Thank you so much," says Marla.

Thank you, St. Matthew's for your generosity. It is truly appreciated and is sure to bring a smile to many faces.

For those who don't know, the activitie's team at The Legacy are tasked with improving residents quality of life during their stay. The activities the residents participate in encourage socialization, provide entertainment, relaxation and fulfillment, and improve daily living skills. It’s important for residents to have access to a variety of activities in order to appeal to everyone’s interests and to enhance the residents’ well-being. Other activities residents participate in include fishing at Dalbey Memorial Park, attending community events, playing bingo, going out for ice cream, planting gardens, making bird houses or glass art, and much, much more.

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