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Helping Hands for Heritage

October 6, 2019

 

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A community for a common goal

What better way to serve community loved ones requiring elder care than contributing to an organization taking action to help? The W.F. and Mada Dunaway Manor was built in 1962 at the urgency of Dr. W.F. Dunaway because there was a need for so many members of our community then and now, right here in Guymon, Oklahoma.

Fourteen citizens met September 17, to discuss needs and solutions to help the residents.

On October 4, plans were developed to raise funding for residents of the facility. Dan Stiles, Administrator, Heritage & WF and Mada Dunaway Manor was present to provide a “NEED” list. This list consists of what is needed immediately to help aid in the care of the residents.

The first priority project takes place Saturday, November 2. The long-term care dining hall overhaul needs to be completed. This project is an in kind project from donations of supplies and labor provided by mission groups from the Church of the Nazarene, the Baptist Ministries, and the Victory Memorial United Methodist Men. We are looking for more who like to do “hands on” volunteer work.

Monetary donations will be appreciated for a smaller second project to replace flatware and dinnerware in the dining halls for the residents.

The next meeting will be October 22, at 7 pm, at the First Baptist Church, 2201 N Lelia, Guymon, Oklahoma. Please enter the Fellowship Hall (East Wing Door).

You can help Helping Hands for Heritage get started with your in-kind or monetary donations. Other projects will be addressed as funding becomes available through donations.

In-kind projects to start:

  • Dead Limbs on Trees Cut
  • Dead Trees Cut Down
  • Landscaping in the Memory Neighborhood outside area
  • Labor & Paint to repaint several areas of the neighborhood in Dunaway Manor side
  • New Paintings to go on the walls on the Dunaway side
  • New Blinds & Curtains in Dunaway Manor & Heritage
  • Removal Of Cedar Trees in the front of the Manor & Planting flowers in the area where cedar trees were

Monetary projects to start:

  • Batteries AAA and AA
  • Flat Sheets, fitted sheets and draw sheets (twin size)
  • Pillows
  • Twill under pads
  • Towels and washcloths

For more information contact Amy Kane by calling 580.338.8528 or email helpinghandsforheritage@gmail.com, Dan Stiles dan.stiles@guymonheritagecommunity.com or visit www.guymoncef.org.

Helping Hands for Heritage is a non-profit 501c3 through the Guymon Community Enrichment Foundation. Donations can be sent to Guymon Community Enrichment  Foundation, Attn: HH4H, PO Box 481, Guymon, Oklahoma 73942, or online www.guymoncef.org; click on “Donate”.

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Helping Hands for Heritage is a non-profit 501c3 through the Guymon Community Enrichment Foundation. For more information call 580.338.8528, or email helpinghandsforheritage@gmail.com. Donations can be sent to Guymon Enrichment Foundation, PO Box 481, Guymon, Oklahoma. Donations accepted anytime.  LIKE Helping Hands for Heritage on Facebook www.facebook.com/HelpingHands4Heritage

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