Christmas Coffee morning brings cheer and cherished memories

Wil Christmas Coffee Morning 2018

Wilhelmina House held its annual Christmas coffee morning on Saturday 8th December, the home had an excellent turnout raising over £360 for the resident’s social fund.

Residents and staff warmly welcomed their families and guests from neighbouring home, Runnymead Court and fellow Whitgift Care residents from the Whitgift Almshouses and Whitgift House.

The entire home looked its festive best with plenty of wonderful stalls selling goods including, Christmas cards, 2019 calendars and a special seasonal sweet sale using the homes newly acquired sweet cart.

The raffle was as popular as ever, because of the excellent quality of prizes that were packaged beautifully - ranging from a blue ray player, bottles of bubbly, perfume and a festive hamper.

Whilst tucking into yummy mince pies and a cup of tea residents listened to live piano music performed by Nicola administrator Julia’s sister, who once again was kind enough to provide music.

The morning finished with a cheerful rendition of “We wish you a Merry Christmas”sung by one and all and a surprise visit from Santa Claus, which brought smiles.

“Christmas events at Wilhelmina House are great fun, I cherish the moments we spend together.”, Wilhelmina House resident.

“It’s worth coming for the raffle alone – the prizes are all lovely and there are so many of them!“, Wilhelmina House guest.

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