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Seniors paint blocks for foster kids

November 16, 2021

Heart2Heart partners with 4Kids

Senior residents at Waterside Landing gave back to the community, painting blocks to be given to local children.

A group Heart2Heart volunteers gave their assistance and support to residents during the special event at the care center in Margate, Florida on Nov. 14. The blocks will be distributed to foster children through the South Florida nonprofit 4Kids, which supports local foster children.

Volunteers pose after a special event at a care center in Margate, Florida

Top: A Waterside Landing resident paints a set of blocks in black and shades of blue.

Above: The volunteers who helped the residents pose by the completed blocks. They are, from left: Tiffany, Volunteer Coordinator Raquel, Harvey, Jerri, Sharon, Jocelyn, Maria, Natalie and Carmen.

Below: Volunteers help residents paint the blocks.

A volunteer helps seniors paint in Margate, Florida

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A senior paints at a South Florida event in partnership with 4Kids

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