Residents of Bayfield Manor, a retirement home in Kemptville, Ontario were treated to the companionship and crafty ways of Mission Volleyball’s U18 girls team.
The athletes paired up with residents for a project called, “Walker’s Gone Wild”. The residents and players had a fun time decorating wheel chairs and walkers.
During one on one time, the girls discovered things and experiences the resident’s enjoyed such as travelling and FORD cars/trucks. With that information, they proceeded to create personalized license plates and decor for the walkers and wheelchairs that related directly to their interests.
One of the Mission athletes has a huge desire to travel — she was paired with a resident who loved to travel and during conversations she learned about countries and places she would love to visit. The resident said to her, “If you really want to go, it will happen!” Truer words were never spoken. All in all, the athletes and residents had a great time with each other. More visits are planned at Bayfield Manor such as a Spa Day where the girls will paint nails and a holiday themed visit where Mission athletes will help decorate residents doors and help with gift wrapping.
Mission Volleyball U16 Girls Prepares The Giving Garden for Winter
The Giving Garden in Kemptville is a place for anyone and everyone to come and plant, nurture and harvest.
This year, Mission Volleyball’s U16 Girls Team volunteered to clean up the six garden beds and get them ready for winter.
The girls had a great time giving back to their community and plan on offering their time again in the Spring!