Basket raffle raised $1,300 for activities department at The Villages

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 22 August 2022 at 10:28 am

ALBION – A basket raffle with 50 different items as well as gift cards raised about $1,300 for the activities department at The Villages of Orleans Health and Rehabilitation Center on Route 31 in Albion.

“Weather turned out in our favor so everyone who took part enjoyed a day of fun, food and music,” said Kristin Bloom, the activities director. “A huge shout out to our community, friends and families of The Villages for all their support. Residents even took part in purchasing tickets and enjoying lunch from the food trucks.”

The funds will go towards bingo prizes, cookouts for the residents, craft supplies and even some bigger ticket items that can be utilized by all residents and to keep hygiene products on hand for those who may have run out, Bloom said.