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Making a Difference

Updated: Sep 1, 2021

Do you know a youth or an adult who is caring for a loved one in your church, on your job, a neighbor or a family member? Take some time out of your busy day and give them a call. Let them know that you are thinking of them and ask them how they are doing? Listen to their concerns and offer them encouraging words. Pray for them. My Motto: “today I may encourage you and tomorrow you may encourage me”. We do not know what tomorrow holds but we know who holds tomorrow. We need each other and we do not have to walk this journey call “life” alone. We can make a difference in the lives of family caregivers. Allow God to use your gifts, talents, and abilities to be a blessing to those in need. Hug a Caregiver today!!!

Never forget that you are one of a kind

Never forget that if there weren’t any

need for you in all your uniqueness

to be on this earth, you wouldn’t

be here in the first place.

And never forget, no matter how

[Overwhelming] life’s challenges

and problems seem to be,

that one person can make

a difference in the world.

In fact, it is always because of

one person that all changes

in the world come about.

So Be That One Person

Buckminster Fuller

Would you like to recognize a family caregiver? Nomination for the 2021 Leon David Simmons Award, youth and adult caregivers is now opened. It will be virtual and free to attend again this year. All honorees will forward a video to be shown at COME’s 15th Annual Award Gala. Please visit the website and view last years’ Gala.

Join us on Tuesday, August 17, 2021, for our 45 mins monthly session at 7pm. Topic: Caregivers of a special care need young and adult child. Presenters: Channelle Leslie Gilford, NYS Partner in Policy Making, NYS Developmental Disability Planning Council. Marilyn Dumont LaDorch - Certified Home Health Agency approved by Department of health to serve and identify special needs population. Nicole Garcia, Special Education Case Manager. Please RSVP online at C.O.M.E. is here for you. Please contact us with any questions or concerns. 718-379-3159.

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