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Your donations change lives for the better every day.

I moved into Westminster Canterbury Richmond several years ago thanks to the Fellowship Program. You cannot imagine the gift this is to me and my family. My life has taken turns I never expected. Life-threatening health problems for our son were followed by long illnesses for my husband’s mother, a...Read More
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- N.H.


Dad and I still share precious memories. No, he cannot recount stories anymore; he’s not always sure of my name. It hurts me and confuses him. But recently, we were planting a small raised garden with Westminster Canterbury’s horticulture therapist. The familiar feeling of a small shovel, the rich smell...Read More
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- D.C.


When we moved to Westminster Canterbury, neither of us had ever picked up a paintbrush for anything other than painting a wall. But I was intrigued by the arts studio and decided to take an introductory painting course. What fun! To discover at 82 years old that I can still...Read More
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- K.D.


A few months ago, I lived through one of my deepest fears. Out of the blue it seemed, I fell. And I broke bones. After surgery and hospitalization, I was sent to Mary Morton Parsons Health Center. Now I count this a huge blessing and the word that comes to...Read More
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- A.A.


Years ago, I worried about growing old. What would I do? Would I still matter? At Westminster Canterbury, this worry is long past. This week I’ll go to our theater and witness incredible performances. Fitness classes have made me stronger than I’ve been in years. Spiritual life here is rich....Read More
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- B.R.


My husband and I worked hard all our lives. We lived carefully. We invested. Then the recession came. Our dream of a comfortable retirement was gone and shortly after I lost my husband. I was too old to work. Our investments and our home no longer had the same value....Read More
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- D.H.