Tuesday, January 14, 2014

A Trip to the Zoo for a Good Cause

It was supposed to be a normal day at work, except that it wasn’t… well, at least for the latter half of that day: we were to bring out some elderlies from St. John’s Home For Elderly Persons to the zoo! The date was set and the snacks were bought (and brought) when the day arrived. We made our way to the home in anticipation, not knowing exactly what to expect. But it turned out to be an interesting and fulfilling day out with the colorful characters we brought out that day, amongst them was even an ex-Olympian!

When we arrived, we learnt that as there were too many of them (versus us who were to bring them out), the residents had to draw lots to see who could go on the trip to the zoo. Since we had to tend to them (basically wheel them around the zoo in their wheelchairs and keep them company) we had to be paired up with an elderly whom we could communicate with else it... Read more>>

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