PALM HARBOR, Florida—The Law Offices of Sherri M. Stinson hosted a networking event on November 16th, 2022 to benefit Silver Santas—a grassroots organization dedicated to helping isolated and low-income seniors—where the firm facilitated the adoption of seven seniors and participants contributed over $500 in new clothing, hygiene products, blankets, candy, and small personal items towards the 1,000 bags of provisions the project aims to deliver during the holiday season.
Florida estate planning and elder law attorney Sherri M. Stinson explained, “Our firm is well-equipped to help seniors and their families throughout all seasons, but the holidays often bring with them opportunities to reach out and help those in need. We aim to not only encourage this behavior among those around us, but seek to embody this spirit with our services as we proactively aid seniors and their families in protecting the legacies they have worked so hard to build throughout their lives.”
Seniors living at home, in assisted living, or in senior housing communities submitted their wishlists before the event, and community members then fulfilled requests in those wishlists as contributions to the effort. Various supporters at the Silver Santas event also brought items such as newly-purchased toiletries, socks, blankets, slippers, snacks, and other clothing items, as well as 2023 wall calendars.
This 2022 Silver Santas event was a success: Networking participants demonstrated through acts of kindness how much they truly care about seniors in the local community. Networkers also enjoyed coffee, holiday desserts, and hot chocolate while mingling and spreading some holiday cheer among each other and some less fortunate individuals who may have otherwise been forgotten due to social isolation.
The importance of planning for one’s Golden Years by maintaining a thorough and updated estate plan was not lost among the professionals participating at the event. Community members can support Silver Santas’ efforts in a variety of ways in 2022, and donations are tax-deductible. Professionals in Pinellas County are also encouraged to plan for participation in Silver Santas in 2023.
About Silver Santas of Pinellas County
Silver Santas is a grassroots community of Pinellas County effort that provides gifts during the holiday season to isolated and low-income seniors living in assisted living and senior housing communities and at home. The purpose of the program is to provide gifts and seasonal cheer to those who might otherwise be forgotten during the holidays.
Silver Santas is a program of the Silver Santas Committee of Better Living for Seniors (BLS). BLS is a volunteer organization made up of businesses and individuals that work with seniors and is affiliated with the Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas, Inc. www.blspinellas.org.
Learn more about Silver Santas at www.blspinellas.org/Silver-Santas
About the Law Offices of Sherri M. Stinson
Estate planning attorney Sherri M. Stinson has made it her personal and professional mission to help those who simply want to be heard. This is why she went to law school and why she loves caring about and helping her clients. While she cannot solve every client’s problem, she can certainly work to bring them peace of mind. That is her “why.”
At the Law Offices of Sherri M. Stinson, P.A., our vision is to be a vital part of our community. We do so by partnering with our clients, listening to their problems, and coming up with a solution to bring peace of mind. Whether it is someone who wants to provide for their family, an elder being exploited, or a child who wants to help their aging parent, our goal is to provide high-quality legal services to all who need them. Contact us today at 727-351-7057 to find out how we can help you!
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