Sunday, July 27, 2014

YesWeCanSir & The Joan Nicole Prince Home

Left to Right: Kim Borysewicz, Donna Schraa, and Executive Director Susan Tomlinson.

The Yes We Can Sir board of directors:
Kim Borysewicz; President/Treasurer, Jo Landolfo; Vice President, and Donna Schraa; Secretary recently visited the Joan Nicole Prince home and donated an array of much needed supplies thanks to your generous donations. Susan Tomlinson; Executive Director and Gail Macejka; Residential Coordinator, took the time to give us a tour of this magnificent and tranquil home and explain in detail what their organization is all about.  We all were enlightened and in awe with the whole organization and how they serve our community every single day. 

The following is an excerpt from the website, it says it all:
 The home is named after Joan Nicole (Keating) Prince, a Niskayuna, NY native and young mother of four. “Joanie” lost her battle with cancer and, in her honor, her husband gave a notable donation which allowed the Home to originally open in 2006.

Located in the Village of Scotia, The Joan Nicole Prince Home provides 24 hour bedside care for two residents at a time in a homelike environment. It is staffed primarily by volunteers and the care provided consists of laundry, meals, personal care, cleaning and support to our residents and their families.

The Joan Nicole Prince (JNP) Home is not a medical facility and it is run independently by the Schenectady Community Home, Inc. The Home collaborates with Hospice who provides the
medical management for the patients as they do for anyone receiving hospice care in their own home environment. The volunteers and staff of the JNP Home become the “surrogate family” for residents.” 

Please read more about the Joan Nicole (Keating) Prince Home, who is eligible, what is the cost for guests, how the home is staffed, and much more, please click on their website:

Please join their event. Monday, August 18 2014

  7 am - 3 pm
Annual Golf Tournament

2nd annual golf tournament.  Help us grow this fundraising event.  Being held at the prestigous Mohawk Golf Club. Breakfast and lunch included.

Follow link below for sponsorship info:

Follow link below for golfer information:


The following is their WISH LIST.

• Forever Postage Stamps
• Copy Paper - 20 lb. white & color; 24 lb. white
• 3-Ring Binders 1 1/2"

* Individually wrapped chocolate candy
• Hand Sanitizer
• Pump hand soap
• Dishwasher detergent/action packs
• Fragrance-free laundry detergent
• Clorox wipes
Tall kitchen bags - 13 gallon
• Fragrance-free fabric softener sheets
• Unscented hygiene wipes (thick baby-style wipes)
• Gift cards - OfficeMax, WalMart, Visa, MasterCard
• Dish detergent

·         Bleach
·         Lysol spray
·         Swiffer Sweeper wet mop refills
·         Scrubbing  Bubbles
·         Clorox Clean-up

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