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Volunteer Projects

If you are interested in assisting with any of the following projects, please Contact Us for more information.

Receiving Blanket Project

Receiving Blankets
The Senior Homemakerís Group makes receiving Blankets for every newborn at the local hospital, Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital.

Veteran Lap Quilt Project

Veteran Center Lap Quilt
Senior participants make lap quilts for each East Kentucky Veteran Center resident and presents it to them during the month of their birthday.

ARH Cancer Center Quilt Display

Cancer Center Quilt
Senior participants made a 16’x20’ quilt which hangs in the ARH Cancer Center.  Each quilt block has the name of someone who passed away from cancer or someone who is a cancer survivor.  The quilt was presented at the ARH Cancer Center dedication in September 2007.

Turban Project

Turban Project
The senior homemakerís group makes turbans for each female cancer patient treated by ARH Cancer Center.

Christmas Fruit Bag Day

Fruit Bag Project
Thanks to local grocery stores, during the Christmas season, we are able to distribute over 500 bags containing handmade crafts by the senior center participants, fruit and brochures and newsletters about the senior center.

Heart Pillow Project

Senior Center volunteers who like to sew and quilt make heart pillows for individuals who received open heart surgery at the ARH Heart Center .  These pillows help protect them from injury after surgery.

Relay For Life Cancer Walk

Senior Center participants gather each year to raise money for the American Cancer Society.  In 2007, the senior center team along with LKLP Community Action Council, raised over $1,500 for this important effort.  The team won second place for most funds raised in the family/church/civic group category.