Donations

Every contribution, no matter how small, goes toward positively impacting those who live and work at Barthell O.E.S. Home. Thank you for your support.

Designated Donation Ideas:
-Cycling Without Age - Trishaw Bike (see here)
-building expansion project (including furnishings for the new addition in the chapel, activities area, and enlarged therapy room)
-activity entertainment (music programs, educational speakers, etc.)
-staff appreciation (we are always looking for ways to express gratitude to our staff, who provide care to those living at Barthell O.E.S. Home)
-parade candy (we love to attend local parades and provide candy for the residents to hand out)
-artwork for the hallways (many residents and tenants enjoy looking at the varied artwork, and it makes our environment extra homey!)

Assisted Living-specific:
-bird seed (tenants enjoy watching the wildlife outside the back patios and helping to fill the bird feeders)
-frozen yogurt machine (will enable us to offer new and exciting treats to our tenants!)
-puzzles - not more than 500 pieces (a community puzzle is located in our lounge, with many "regulars" stopping by to work on their creations!)

Nursing Home-specific:
-flower boxes (we plant both shade and sun-loving plants, at window-height, outside of resident rooms to add color and beauty to their rooms)
-music & memories (donations of iPods, iPads, and mp3 players are welcome, funds may also go toward the purchase of these devices, with the goal of offering personalized playlists to residents)
-frozen yogurt or ice cream machine
-staff scholarships (assisting to pay for the required courses for staff to become Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) and Certified Medication Aides (CMAs)