Chesterfield nursing homes receive nearly 1,000 holiday cards from police, neighbors

Chesterfield nursing homes receive nearly 1,000 holiday cards from police, neighbors
Chesterfield officers joined local apartment complexes to make greeting cards for elders in the community. (Source: Chesterfield County Police Department)

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WWBT) - Many seniors in Chesterfield County were pleasantly surprised by holiday greeting cards made by police and others in their community.

The community services workers at the Chesterfield County Police Department teamed up with local apartment complexes to create and deliver cards to nursing homes in the county.

With the help of about 13 apartment complexes, the staff was able to deliver 900 holiday cards to senior living centers as of Saturday, Dec. 12.

“We can bring a little cheer to these men and women in our community,” said a Facebook post from the department. “We’re so happy with the participation.”

We may not be able to visit with our friends and family in senior living centers, but we can still let them know we...

Posted by Chesterfield County Police on Saturday, December 12, 2020

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