Home Instead invites community to 'Be a Santa to a Senior'
Retailers participating in Home Instead's “Be a Santa to a Senior” campaign will display Christmas trees from Nov. 12 to Dec. 9 that feature ornaments with seniors' first names and their gift requests. Holiday shoppers can pick an ornament from these trees, buy the items listed and return them unwrapped to the store, with the ornament attached. Trees will be located at Walgreens stores at 6201 Saltsburg Road and 10707 Frankstown Road in Penn Hills, and 324 Hulton Road in Oakmont. The program is run in partnership with the Penn Hills Senior Service Center and other local organizations.
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