Modern Maturity Center in Delaware will be the host location for the Be a Santa to a Senior holiday gift-wrapping party on Monday, Dec. 16, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The gifts being wrapped were collected through Home Instead Senior Care's Be a Santa to a Senior program, which is supported by area retailers, volunteers, members of the community and local organizations.
Retailers participating in the program have been displaying Christmas trees through Sunday, Dec. 15 that feature ornaments with seniors' first names and their gift requests. Holiday shoppers could pick an ornament from these trees, buy the items listed and return them unwrapped to the store, with the ornament attached.
There is still time to purchase gifts for seniors. The following retailers are participating:
ARTT Studio 4 Hair, 201 West Third Street in Dover
Boscov's, 3000 N. DuPont Highway in Dover
C F Schwartz, 1536 North DuPont Hwy. in Dover
Cape Henlopen Senior Center, 11 Christian Street in Rehoboth
City of Dover Library, 35 Loockerman Plaza in Dover
Deakyne Dental Associates, 27 Deak Drive in Smyrna
Del-One Federal Credit Union, all locations
Delmar Town Hall, 100 S Pennsylvania Ave. in Delmar
Dover Mall, 1365 N. Dupont Highway in Dover
Halpern Eye Associates, all locations
Members of the community are invited to join volunteers as they wrap holiday gifts collected for area seniors in need. Modern Maturity Center is located at 1121 Forest Ave., Dover.
For more information, call Rae Short at (302) 242-6230.