Fair Acres June Fair is fundraiser for resident activities

Burgers, baked goods, attic treasures and a visit from the Phillie Phanatic


Fair Acres, Delaware County's skilled care facility, invites friends and family to its main fundraiser of the year, the annual June Fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, June 7th, on the campus in Middletown. Along with food, fun and raffles, the Fair Acres Office of Volunteer Services will hold an Attic Treasures sale to raise funds to support resident activities.

Fair Acres residents, families, friends and members of the community are invited to attend the Fair, which not only raises funds to benefit the residents, but also gives community members a chance to visit with the people who call Fair Acres home.

The June Fair features water ice, strawberry shortcake, grilled hot dogs, hamburgers, Cannoli Cart from Viso's Bakery in Aston, a bake table and a wide array of unique items that will be raffled off at the end of the day. The Phillie Phanatic will make a guest appearance around 1 p.m. to visit residents and all those in attendance.

Fair Acres provides individualized skilled nursing care for more than 800 residents, ranging in age from young adults to the elderly. Volunteer efforts play a large role in the Therapeutic Activities Department of Fair Acres, which offers Bingo, dances, movie nights and a cooking club for residents. Volunteers are essential to the operation of Fair Acres' annual June Fair. All proceeds go to the Fair Acres Resident Aid and Entertainment Fund.

Fair Acres is seeking donated items to be sold at its Attic Treasures sale. Any items, such as books, jewelry, knick-knacks, kitchen items, toys, sporting equipment, etc. are accepted. All donations should be new or gently used. Clothing and appliance donations will not be accepted.

Contributions are requested no later than May 31st and can be dropped off at the volunteer office in the Fair Acres high rise building (building No. 8). Books should be transported in sturdy boxes and not in bags. If you have many boxes, please call Cheryl Everngham and it will be arranged to have the boxes delivered directly to the storage room.

Rain date for the June Fair is Thursday, June 8th. For information call Cheryl Everngham, Director of Volunteer Services, at 610-891-5770 or email evernghamc@fairacres.org.