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…with gratitude unsurpassed

June 1, 2020 — As we move into Phase 1 of COVID-19 recovery, we pause to look back at the past three months that were filled with such uncertainty. In doing so, what glaringly shines at us is our team of selfless volunteers. We stand in awe and with gratitude unsurpassed as we calculated that our volunteers provided: ✔️Over... Read More

Excellent Resource for MoCo Seniors

May 29, 2020 — Area seniors, please click on the link below to view the county resources available to you. https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/senior/ 

Additional Sources of Support for Seniors During COVID-19

May 29, 2020 — For additional sources of support for seniors during COVID-19, please click on the link below to view the Senior News newsletter produced by HHS, Aging & Disability. https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/MDMONTGOMERY/bulletins/28e0a71 Montgomery County HHS Senior Services

Food Security

May 28, 2020 — Senior Connection and our volunteers have always worked tirelessly to ensure our area senior citizens are able to get food.    This commitment only increased during COVID-19.  From March 1 through May 28, our driver and volunteers have gone to the grocery store over 250 times and delivered over 130 Manna boxes.    If you... Read More

Welcome New Volunteers!

April 21, 2020 — Please join us in welcoming all of our new volunteers!  Thank you all for stepping up and giving back to our area senior citizens during this unpresented and uncertain time.  Now more than ever, please know that your efforts greatly impact our area seniors and are very much appreciated.  To our seniors, your are not... Read More

The Dogtor is in…

April 21, 2020 — Shout out to one of our volunteers: Caroline Benzel and Loki (who actually isn’t one of our volunteers, because she can’t drive or talk, but who is awesome all the same…) https://video.foxnews.com/v/6150487168001#sp=show-clips  

Welcome New Volunteers!

June 10, 2019 — Please join us in welcoming the newest volunteers (and sisters), Eliza, Yomi, Ugonne. Thanks for joining our team!    

2019 Volunteer Appreciation Event

May 10, 2019 — Senior Connection honored it’s volunteers at our annual Volunteer Appreciation Celebration on April 11, 2019, at Maggiano’s, in Chevy Chase, DC.   We were so glad to see our volunteers connect with one another and enjoy the delicious food and beverages.   Our Volunteer of the Year Award was presented to Carol Gilbert, who has done an... Read More

2018 Volunteer Appreciation Event Recap

October 16, 2018 — On Thursday, October 11, The Senior Connection hosted our annual Volunteer Appreciation Event at the Brightview West End assisted living community in Rockville. We were so glad to see our volunteers show up to enjoy the delicious food and beverages provided by Heckman’s Deli! Our Volunteer of the Year Award was presented to Mary Jane... Read More

The Senior Connection wins the Grand STAR Award, including a Toyota Prius

January 1, 2015 — The Senior Connection wins the Grand STAR Award, including a Toyota Prius The National Volunteer Transportation Center (NVTC) announced the winners for the 15th Annual STAR Awards which recognize outstanding volunteer transportation programs across the country.  The Senior Connection was selected as the Grand STAR Award winner, which includes a Toyota Prius.  The NVTC also... Read More