A birthday card, a friendly visit, nourishing food – these simple gifts can mean connection and community to our senior neighbors in need. With a focus on the North Capitol, Shaw, Columbia Heights, Petworth, and Adams Morgan neighborhoods, We Are Family helps seniors age in place by bringing services directly to their doors – at no cost. Last year alone, its network of 4,000 volunteers provided over 8,500 bags of groceries, delivered weekly summer produce to 120 homes, offered 280 round-trip rides to community events and medical appointments, and distributed hundreds of Thanksgiving baskets and holiday gifts. But just as important is companionship: for isolated seniors, monthly visits ensure that they do not feel alone or forgotten. Half of the organization’s board is comprised of low-income neighborhood seniors – testimony to the belief that everyone has value to contribute, regardless of age or finances. You can contribute, too.