How we help

Senior Programs

  • Medical Transportation – see below for program details
  • Shopping Assistance – We provide shopping assistance (grocery shopping,
    prescription pick-up and delivery, etc.) to seniors.
  • Food Basket Program – We provide food baskets four times per year (Spring, Summer, Thanksgiving and Winter Holidays) to seniors facing food insecurity.  Each basket provides seniors with much needed non-perishable and perishable foods.
  • Monthly Luncheons and Breakfasts – We host monthly breakfasts and lunches throughout the year.
  • Monthly Birthday Club  – Seniors receive a student-made birthday card, homemade treats and a bouquet of flowers.
  • National Senior Citizens’ Day Luncheon – In celebration of National Senior Citizens’ Day we host a luncheon in August at a local restaurant.
  • Food, Utility and Prescription Assistance – We provide emergency financial assistance to our seniors facing an acute need in these areas.
  • “Senior Prom”, “Dinner and a Movie” and Other Social Programs – We partner with the Croton School District to provide events where students can interact with and support our seniors.
  • “Bagels and Bingo” – This is a student-run Bingo tournament complete with breakfast and prizes from local Croton businesses.
  • Seniors Cheering Seniors – We arrange for Croton senior citizens to send words of encouragement to Croton-Harmon High School graduates.
  • CET Kindness Club – Croton seniors and the CET Kindness Club gather 3-4 times a year for crafts and snacks.