Public Safety

VIDEO: Sheriff’s Volunteers Bring Holiday Cheer to Homebound Seniors

Holidays are all about spending time with loved ones. But there are people who don’t have friends or family to come visit them.

Some Sheriff’s volunteers are helping those residents feel the holiday warmth and cheer, reminding them that they are not alone this season.

The Senior Volunteer Patrol puts together holiday care packages for homebound seniors who are enrolled in the YANA (You Are Not Alone) program. The free service includes weekly calls and personal visits, and even gift baskets.

Just another way our volunteers look out for the community. To sign you or your loved one up for YANA, call the nearest Sheriff’s Station and ask to speak to a senior volunteer patrol coordinator.

James Kecskes is a multimedia designer with the County of San Diego Communications Office.