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Birthday, Holiday & Caring Cardmaking

Birthday & Holiday Cards

Making a card is an easy, fun and important way to contribute to the work that we do to decrease social isolation among seniors. Sometimes, a card from a DOROT volunteer is the only communication an older adult has on special occasions. Whether you’re looking for something to do on a rainy day or planning an activity for your community or corporate group, making a card is a great way to help brighten someone’s day.

Here are some tips to guarantee a successful birthday or holiday cardmaking project.

If you need inspiration, view some samples.

Caring Cards (New!)

Now that we are all keeping our distance from one another to protect against COVID-19, a Caring Card is a wonderful way to reach out to a DOROT older adult. Here are some guidelines with suggested messages and other tips to ensure that your card will bring smiles during this challenging time.

More Information:

Ages: All ages

Time Commitment: No specific time commitment

Requirements: N/A

Next Steps: Send completed cards to the following address along with your Cardmaking Project Volunteer Information Form to:

171 West 85th Street
New York, NY 10024
Attn: Cardmaking Program