Your Donation Matters to Residents at Mount Hope

Give a gift and brighten the lives of those in Mount Hope's care
Residents play floor hockey in wheelchairs

Every home has a hub. For residents at Mount Hope Centre for Long Term Care, that’s the beloved Recreation Hall.

Resident receives flowers on Valentine's Day
Last year, London’s Firefighters made a special visit to Mount Hope on Valentine’s Day to present some lucky residents with fresh flowers. Sweets and tea were served after in the Recreation Hall.

Whether it’s a lively game of floor hockey (meant for any form of mobility), a soothing yoga class or foot-tapping entertainment, residents on each floor can come together as a community to enjoy these activities, and so many more.

“So many wonderful entertainment engagements happen in the Recreation Hall,” says Wendy Sheen, Therapeutic Recreation Assistant at Mount Hope.  “We’ve even recreated a Haunted House for residents to enjoy.”

Although group gatherings have had to be put on hold at Mount Hope for additional safety measures due to COVID-19, the Recreation Hall can still be used by a resident wanting to practice their golf swing or find a quiet spot to read a book.

“During the pandemic we have seen how valuable it is to connect with others,” says Carolyn Dowdell, a resident at Mount Hope. “We look forward to spending time in the Rec Hall once again.”

You can enrich the lives of residents at Mount Hope by supporting upgrades to the Recreation Hall with a gift to Season of Celebration. Your donation will help update the hall with a new 60” TV, wireless microphone kit and new presentation system that improves the quality of sound and visuals, enhancing each resident’s experience during a much-loved activity. 

Give a gift and brighten the lives of those at Mount Hope by enhancing the hub of their home.


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