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Jesuit High School Students Donate Homemade Masks to Avamere

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​Jesuit High School students are creating and donating masks to frontline Avamere healthcare workers during their biggest time of have to have. 

The job started with a motivation to serve from one particular sophomore college student at Jesuit Substantial School in Portland, Oregon, Storm Conway-McGraw.  

With guidance from Paul Hogan (Jesuit Substantial University principal), Elaine Kloser (from Jesuit Substantial School’s Drama Section), and Laura Conway (Conway-McGraw’s mother), the idea transformed into a reality. 

Conway-McGraw, Conway, and Kloser created mask templates and instructions and collected stitching provides from the school’s costume shop for volunteers to use. The crew set up a mask station in a covered space outdoors the school health and fitness center (allowing social distancing) for mask drop-off and decide-up, as properly as a spot for volunteers to grab cloth and other materials.  

20-5 Jesuit drama learners and mothers and fathers volunteered to make masks.  

Amongst the receivers of donated masks, Avamere Living was one particular of them.  

​Avamere Living is a portion of The Avamere Loved ones of Organizations, a group of businesses providing healthcare services for seniors. Masks have been dispersed all over Avamere, including independent dwelling, assisted dwelling, memory treatment, rehabilitation (Infinity Rehab), and home health and hospice (Signature Healthcare at Dwelling).  

Each individual box of masks mailed out to Avamere areas features a personalised be aware and drawing by young youngsters, presenting significantly-essential encouragement to healthcare staff.  

As of April 3, and immediately after only a week since beginning the job, the volunteers provided more than four hundred masks to Avamere.  

“What you are performing matters!” mentioned Thomas Cloutier, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Avamere Living Group-Centered Treatment, in an e mail to volunteers. “You have secured our employees, seniors, and local community at significant.” 

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About the Avamere Loved ones of Organizations 

Launched in 1995 and primarily based in Wilsonville, Oregon, the Avamere Loved ones of Organizations delivers assisted dwelling, independent dwelling, memory treatment, rehabilitation, home treatment, transitional treatment, and more. Now, Avamere’s diverse companies operate in more than 250 locations throughout 19 states with over 8,800 workers. Avamere is very pleased to be regarded as one particular of Oregon’s most admired businesses as it proceeds to serve its valued patients and people. For more details, please visit  

​Avamere Family of Companies 
25115 SW Parkway Avenue, Suite B 
​Wilsonville, OR 97070 

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