Matthews, North Carolina--Windsor Run partnered with the Town of Matthews Fire and EMS Department to help those impacted by the devastating effects of Hurricane Florence.
On October 3, a team of ten residents and employees from the Erickson Living retirement community delivered 50 cases of bottled water to the Matthews Fire and EMS station house. The water will be shipped to those living in flood-stricken areas in North Carolina.
"The long process of recovery will hopefully be made easier because of generosity of communities such as Windsor Run throughout North Carolina," wrote Rob Kinniburgh, Chief of the Matthews Fire and EMS Department in a letter to the community.
Sherry Herion, a resident of Windsor Run, agreed with that sentiment. "Our motto is 'help for today, hope for tomorrow'. As we are extremely blessed, we felt the need to do something to assist our fellow North Carolinians. I am very proud of how residents and employees answered the call to action. From Dave Koos lending his truck to transport the water to Bob Mack promoting the effort at Windsor Run and all the employees who helped with the heavy lifting, it was truly a team effort."
In a second project, the community is accepting financial donations from residents to create flood buckets that will be distributed by the United Methodist Committee on Relief. The buckets will contain a cleaning kit of supplies to help individuals and families with the recovery efforts.
About Windsor Run: Windsor Run, one of 19 continuing care retirement communities managed by Erickson Living®, is situated on a scenic 60-acre campus in Matthews, North Carolina. The community is located in Mecklenburg County. Additional information about Windsor Run can be found at WindsorRunCommunity.com.