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Ashby Ponds Residents Donate Over $182,000 to Staff Appreciation Fund

December 8, 2015

(Ashburn, Virginia) - This year, residents at Ashby Ponds donated $182,949 to the community's Staff Appreciation Fund.  The annual campaign is organized each year as a way for the residents to say "thank you" to employees who provide a variety of resident services at the community. 

At Ashby Ponds, eligible employees may include the community's wait staff, security officers, communication and administrative staff, banquet servers, maintenance workers, culinary team members, housekeepers, and the special projects crew, among others.  This year, 402 staff members were recipients of donated funds, which were distributed on December 8th to each eligible employee at a special holiday gathering.  At the event, employees also had the opportunity to personally thank and write notes of appreciation to residents for their generosity.

About Ashby Ponds: Ashby Ponds, one of 18 retirement communities managed by Erickson Living, is situated on a scenic 132-acre campus in Ashburn, Virginia (approximately 30 miles west of Washington, D.C.).  The community is home to over 1000 residents and more than 140 resident-run and resident-driven clubs and groups, an indoor pool, a fitness club, transportation services, 24-hour security, and flexible dining options. More information about Ashby Ponds can be found at