Helping hands come in all sizes to deliver food and cheer to isolated older adults

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Girl Scout Daisy Troop 354 from Wildomar helps to fill pantry boxes with food and hand drawn cards for vulnerable older adults.
RIVERSIDE COUNTY – Some of Riverside County’s youngest residents are pitching in to help send food and cheer to their neighbors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Daisy Girl Scout Troop 354 from Wildomar has been filling pantry boxes with food and colorful hand-drawn cards to brighten the days of older adults in self-isolation. The girls, who are in kindergarten and first grade, also sponsored boxed oranges for shut-in older adults with funds raised from their annual cookie sales. “Many of our Scouts have grandparents who they miss and cannot visit right now,” Crystal Blacketer, the troop’s leader and Scout mother, said. “These activities keep the girls connected to our seniors and they support our community partners.” [caption id="attachment_26713" align="aligncenter" wi
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