PITTSBURGH - Channel 11’s David Johnson and Peggy Finnegan visited Little Sisters of the Poor in Pittsburgh on Tuesday to drop off gifts as part of St. Barnabas' Presents for Patients program.
David and Peggy gave Jean, a woman in her 80s, a pair of slippers, a sweater and a Mickey Mouse doll. Jean told Channel 11 her interests include Mickey Mouse, the Steelers and dogs.
Jessie, who is also in her 80s, loves country music. David and Peggy bought her some country Christmas CDs and a cowboy hat.
Presents for Patients is looking for people, businesses and groups to adopt patients in nursing homes, assisted living and personal care homes.
All you need to do is sign up to visit a patient near you, buy a gift the patient requests and personally deliver it.
More than 353 nursing homes are participating.
To adopt a patient or make a donation, call 724-443-0011 or visit www.presentsforpatients.com.