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Senior Living Group of Vero Beach, Florida is spearheading a
$100,000 fundraising initiative coined ‘Watercrest CARES’ in support of
Samaritan’s Purse for Hurricane Harvey disaster relief. Samaritan’s
Purse is a Christian organization led by Franklin Graham, son of Billy
Graham, serving victims of disaster worldwide. Watercrest principals,
Marc Vorkapich, CEO and Joan Williams, CFO, launched the ‘Watercrest
CARES’ fundraising campaign with a starting donation of $10,000,
encouraging others to contribute to the campaign’s relief efforts.
On August 25, Hurricane Harvey made landfall as a Category 4 storm with
sustained winds over 130mph, causing catastrophic flooding and damage to
the greater Houston area. The most powerful storm to hit Texas in over
50 years, Hurricane Harvey is devastating Houston, bringing more than 50
inches of rain to the fourth largest city in the Unites States.
Watercrest Senior Living Group, the developer, owner and operator of
multiple senior living communities across the southeastern United
States, is spearheading this campaign to raise $100,000 to aid the
victims of Hurricane Harvey. Donors can directly support the ‘Watercrest
CARES’ fundraising initiative for Hurricane Harvey by visiting the Good
Samaritan’s website at https://www.classy.org/fundraiser/1079927.
In addition to fundraising efforts, the Watercrest associates,
residents, family members and community partners are coordinating
Resident Letters of Hope and the collection of goods and supplies for
church missions aiding Hurricane Harvey victims.
“Watercrest Senior Living Group was founded upon a mission to honor our
fathers and mothers, to act as faithful stewards and model servant
leadership as we inspire a sense of community through our Common Unity
Initiatives. We are compelled to answer the call of those in need by
supporting a like-minded Christian organization, the Samaritan’s Purse,
as we rally our communities to aid the victims of Hurricane Harvey by
any means,” says Marc
Vorkapich, Principal and CEO of Watercrest Senior Living Group.
Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization
providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world.
Since 1998, when Samaritan’s Purse equipped its first Disaster Relief
Unit, staff and volunteers have helped more than 34,000 families
impacted by U.S. natural disasters.
“These are the moments where mission statements are put into action and
we have the ability to make a profound impact on countless lives,” says Joan
Williams, Principal and CFO of Watercrest Senior Living Group. “We
humbly request and encourage all our community partners, large and
small, to join our efforts in aiding the tens of thousands of victims of
Watercrest associates share a purpose and passion for serving others,
inspiring a sense of community and positively influencing the
fulfillment of community needs as part of their company-wide effort
known as “Common Unity” initiatives.
Senior Living Group specializes in the development and operations of
assisted living and memory care communities and the growth of servant
leaders. Watercrest associates champion a culture which nurtures
relationships in the interest of acting as trusted advisors. By
continuously investing in these servant hearts, Watercrest Senior Living
Group develops value-centered leaders who deliver personalized service.
For additional information, visit www.watercrestseniorliving.com.
Watercrest Senior Living Group
Kathryn Vorkapich, 772-539-4553