Crow Wing Energized: Interfaith Volunteers expand services

Interfaith Volunteers continues to serve the elderly in the Brainerd lakes area and is expanding services during the COVID-19 crisis to bring comfort to area residents.

Interfaith Volunteers is looking for people who can help. The organization expanded its services to help the lonely, homebound and isolated who may need social contact.

Interfaith Volunteers has been providing rides and building ramps for the elderly and disabled in the Brainerd lakes area for more than 20 years.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the organization has expanded its services to offer phone calling and emails to the lonely, homebound, and isolated who may be in need of social contact. Interfaith Volunteers also will deliver groceries, medications, run errands, or help in other ways.

"We are committed to helping people remain living safely and independently at home," the organization reported. "During this time of isolation and loneliness, people in nursing homes and long-term care facilities are especially in need of social interaction. We are here to help. We have volunteers who will make phone calls, send emails, or write letters.

"If you or someone you know is in need of our services, please call Interfaith Volunteers at 218-820-7454. Our volunteers are ready and willing to help!"

Volunteers needed

Do you have some time on your hands and want to help your neighbor or someone in need in your community?


"We are in need of volunteers! There is no minimum time commitment and we will provide training. We are committed to helping people during this time of crisis. If you or someone you know is ready to help, please call Interfaith Volunteers at 218-820-7454."

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Contributed / Metro Newspaper Service

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