Morning Pointe Holds Yard Sale For Alzheimer's Association

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Ruth Lowery, Lillian Samuel, Carlene Miles, and a host of other residents at Morning Pointe of Chattanooga at Shallowford raised $1,200 for the Alzheimer's Association during a yard sale at the assisted living community
Ruth Lowery, Lillian Samuel, Carlene Miles, and a host of other residents at Morning Pointe of Chattanooga at Shallowford raised $1,200 for the Alzheimer's Association during a yard sale at the assisted living community

Morning Pointe of Chattanooga at Shallowford residents, associates and friends donated furniture, clothing, shoes, toys and more for their annual Alzheimer's yard sale. The one-and-a-half day sale proceeds benefited the Alzheimer's Association. The assisted living community raised over $1,200 for the cause.

 

As part of the life enrichment program, Morning Pointe partners with local non-profit organizations that spread awareness about Alzheimer’s disease to families and caregivers.

Its senior campuses in Chattanooga, Collegedale and Hixson will be participating in the Alzheimer's Association's Longest Day fundraising event on June 21.

 

Morning Pointe received the Top Corporate Team award, raising more than $12,000 during the Southeast Tennessee Mid-South Chapter Alzheimer’s Association 2016 Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

 

For more information about the Longest Day activities at Morning Pointe of Chattanooga at Shallowford, call (423) 296-0097.



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