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Celebrating Lester Wynn

You can learn a lot from a person’s desk. Lester Wynn, Seabury Connector Director, keeps a stack of letters from clients on hers. In the margins, she handwrites notes: when she received the letter, who wrote it, and other specifics about the client’s needs or story. “Seabury Connector is the only way we can get to a grocery store,” one client opens. The letter goes on to recount group trips to the grocery store in bad weather, purchasing food for holidays and special occasions, and the friendship that has grown with their driver. The pile of letters dates back over several years. Lester Wynn recollects her decades of work through those letters and stories. She’s a problem solver. “One client

Seabury Enhanced Mobility Program: An Alternative Transportation Option for Seniors and Persons With

Seabury’s Enhanced Mobility Program supports older adults and people with disabilities in Washington, DC. Below, we answer a few common questions about the program. Want to learn more?Click here, call (202) 844-3000, or email EnhancedMobility@seaburyresources.org to learn more about Seabury Connector and our Enhanced Mobility Program (Language and translations services available; for telecommunications relay service, dial 711). What is Seabury’s Enhanced Mobility Program? Seabury’s Enhanced Mobility Program provides subsidized transportation funds for eligible residents of the District of Columbia through a prepaid debit card. Customers can use the card to pay for transportation-related ex

More Than Meals: Seabury Connector Celebrates Crystal Randolph’s Promotion

“We deliver more than food,” Crystal Randolph says. Crystal was recently promoted to her new role as Home Delivered Meals Program Coordinator for Seabury Connector after having served as the Home Delivered Meals Assistant Program Coordinator for 4 years. Crystal knows that home-delivered meals break down barriers of hunger and social isolation. Crystal Randolph stands in front of a Seabury Connector home delivered meals vehicle. She learned firsthand. As a family caregiver for her mother, she realized the importance of a nutritious meal and conversation. “After my mother died I wanted to connect other older adults to community resources,” she says. In her new role, Crystal does just that. Sh

Reasons to Celebrate: Donating Your Birthday to Seabury

Paula Singleton only had one birthday party as a child. Her next party celebrated her 60th birthday. As her birthday approached this year, Paula received a notification on Facebook encouraging her to “click here” to donate her birthday to a charity of her choosing. Paula, center left, smiles with friends at Seabury’s 2017 Leadership in Aging Awards Celebration. “Birthdays are a time to think about how fortunate you are to be here,” she says. In that spirit, Paula, a Seabury Resources for Aging board member, decided to donate her birthday in support of Seabury through Facebook. “It was surprisingly simple,” Paula says, “A few clicks and we were ready to go!” But she didn’t stop there. She has

An Excellent Likeness: A Founding Portrait

Thanks to our volunteer archivist, we recently found the story behind our office’s portrait of Seabury’s founder, Mrs. William Channing Johnson (pictured below). Enjoy this recap from 1958: In the early spring of 1958, the Women’s Board of the Episcopal Church Home voted to have a portrait painted of Mrs. William Channing Johnson, [Seabury’s] founder, to be hung in the Home at 1515 32nd Street. The following committee was appointed to look into the matter and select the artist: Mrs. Anderson, chairman, Mrs. Marshall, Mrs. Flaherty, Mrs. Blair. Many artists were interviewed and in July they authorized Mr. Bjorn Egele’ to see Mrs. Johnson and make arrangements to carry out their wishes. When t

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