Light of Hearts Villa shone a light on loved ones and heroes with a special luminary at a virtual event in the fall called Luminary Illuminations, which raised more than $65,000 for the Sister Helen T. Scasny SC Benevolent Fund. An article about the event plus more news and updates appear in the the fall/winter edition of Villa Voices, which is the bi-annual newsletter of Light of Hearts Villa.
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Light of Hearts Villa shone a light on loved ones and heroes with a special luminary at a virtual event on September 16 called Luminary Illuminations, which raised more than $65,000 for the Sister Helen T. Scasny SC Benevolent Fund. The virtual event was held during National Assisted Living Week (September 12-18) to honor those who make life a bit brighter for others while supporting residents through donations.
For the event, which was broadcast on Facebook, the Light of Hearts Villa chapel was lined with luminaries with each loved one's name. The live broadcast was dedicated to honoring each person, while sharing a heart-warming tribute video to residents and staff, and hearing about the heroes being honored through donations. On September 18, Mass was offered for all of those who contributed to the fundraiser.
“A sincere thank you to our incredible community who helped us raise just over $65,000. Whether you participated in the online auction or raffle, made a luminary tribute gift in honor or in memory of a loved one, or were one of our generous event sponsors, you helped us exceed our goal of raising $60,000,” said Light of Hearts Villa Executive Director Breanne Cavileer.
Support for Sister Helen T. Scasny, SC Benevolent Fund
All proceeds from the Luminary Illumination event are making a big difference in the community by going directly to the Sister Helen T. Scasny, SC Benevolent Fund. This fund was designed to uphold the mission of Light of Hearts Villa by providing funding to support the residents who may have outlived their financial resources. Following are answers to two of the most common questions regarding the fund.
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