Scholarship fund campaign ends April 4

By Don Simond Member, Scholarship Committee The 2019 Scholarship Fund campaign will soon be coming to a close. As we have said so pointedly, “their future is in our hands and our future is in their hands.” Now is your opportunity to reach out, and, through the medium of the Fund, grasp the hand of:…

News from the Riderwood Treasure Chest

By Sheena Lewis Coordinator, Philanthropy • A Special Thank You to all of our Treasure Chest volunteers for their service this year. The Treasure Chest is the largest donor to the Benevolent Care Fund. This year, our Treasure Chest volunteers raised $56K to benefit BCF. • Looking for volunteer opportunities with the Treasure Chest? Please…

Buy your presents online and give back too!

By Fiona Divecha Manager, Philanthropy & Resident Life Just in time for the holiday season, Riderwood is now a registered charity for Amazon Smile.  Amazon Smile offers the same products, prices, and shopping experience as Amazon.com. This website was set up as a way for consumers to help charities while they shop on Amazon. Every…

The gift that gives back

By Fiona Divecha Manager, Philanthropy & Resident Life What if I told you that you could give a gift that will warm someone’s heart and not clutter their home.  You can make a gift to the Benevolent Care Fund in honor of a neighbor, family member or friend.  Many people prefer a donation be given…

Whom does the Benevolent Care Fund Help?

9 residents at Riderwood are currently being helped by the Benevolent Care Fund. To demonstrate how the BCF can help these residents, a compilation story is presented.