Pen Pal Program kicks off 2019!

March 6, 2019

Children from the West Tisbury School and First Light Child Development Center, and elderly at MV Center for Living (and Windermere Nursing Home & Rehabilitation Center) are connected through a pen-pal program that includes letter writing, singing, art and photography.

 

Participants will have the opportunity to share their lives with their pen-pals, and to strengthen intergenerational relationships, which benefits not only those involved in the program, but those in their immediate environment also. Each participant will have a portrait photograph taken, printed, and given to their pen-pal to help personalize their new relationship. Photographs will then be taken on a regular basis, showing participants engaged in their own activities, to facilitate an ongoing relationship, providing a glimpse into their pen-pals daily lives.

 

Here are some of the participants so far, more photos are on their way so stay tuned!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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