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Community Comes Together To Provide Basic Necessities For Healthcare Workers At WRMC

Grab-N-Go Pantry BY DEBORAH WELKY

You know how it is. You finish a long and difficult workday and then realize you still have one more task to accomplish before you can go home — you need to stop at the grocery store. Some days, it can be simply overwhelming. Now imagine how daunting that task would be if you had just completed a masked, gloved and emotionally

draining extended shift as a healthcare worker. Wouldn’t it be nice if just that one thing — shopping — was taken off your to-do list? For the healthcare heroes at Wellington Regional Medical Center, community volunteers stepped in to help out. Wellington Councilman Michael Napoleone, together with Anne Caroline

Valtin of the Great Charity Challenge and Liliane Stransky of the Step by Step Foundation, created the Grab-N-Go Pantry in partnership with Wellington Regional Medical Center. By organizing donations and making purchases of essential items such as toilet paper, these volunteers made it possible for hospital workers to “shop” just

Many groups stepped forward to help out on the Grab-N-Go Pantry, including the Crowned Pearls of Wellington.

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