Volume LVIIMay 2010Number 2

Masonic Villages' 2010 Wish List Items



We wish to thank the following individuals, lodges and organizations who have recently supported the Masonic Villages by selecting one or more items off the wish list since Jan. 1, 2010:
  • Masonic Village at Elizabethtown Retirement Living Craft Group
  • Bro. Brad W. Levin
  • Abraham C. Treichler Lodge No. 682
  • The York Children's Foundation
  • Barbara E. Shields
  • Masonic Village at Sewickley Master Mason's Club
  • Bro. Floyd R. and Carolyn G. Sowers
  • Masonic Village at Elizabethtown Retirement Living Association
  • Hunters Gallery
  • Bro. Ralph E. Bolinger

Because of their generous support, we have been able to replace resident bed spreads at Masonic Village at Lafayette Hill; purchase a communion cup and paten for resident worship services at Masonic Village at Sewickley; replace mattresses, lighting, kitchen counter tops and digital cameras at the Masonic Children's Home; and purchase a needed digital piano for the music therapy program for residents at Masonic Village at Elizabethtown. THANK YOU to everyone!

If you are interested in supporting any one item or more, or even a partial donation toward the remaining item(s) listed, please call the toll-free number below or go to our Web site at www.masonicvillagespa.org/wishlist.php:

OFFICE OF GIFT
PLANNING
(800) 599-6454
Qty. Capital Need Cost per Item Total Cost
Masonic Children's Home
32 Mattresses $200 $6,400
3 Kitchen floor - cottages $509 $1,527
4 Foyer floor - cottages $129 $516
2 Solar panel water heater - cottages $8,750 $17,500
 Dining Room Chairs  $2,000
 Trip - Gymnastics Center  $500
 Trip - Barnstormers Game (baseball)  $500
 Trip - Sight & Sound (theater)  $1,000
 Trip - Laserdome  $1,000
 Trip - Hersheypark  $2,000
 Trip - Knoebel's Grove  $3,000
 Trip - Wildwood, N.J.  $7,000
Masonic Village at Lafayette Hill
5 Apartment patio doors $3,000 $15,000
1 ID card printer $11,300 $11,300
 Plants/Planters  $3,375
1 It's Never Too Late - computer systems that empower individuals to connect, engage & enjoy life $24,000 $24,000
1 Mechanical lift $5,300 $5,300
1 Portable digital wheelchair scale $2,000 $2,000
69 Bed spreads $80 $5,520
1 Van with lift $45,000 $45,000
Masonic Village at Warminster
34 Mattresses $332 $11,288
20 Lounge Chairs $150 $3,000
20 Over Bed Tables $265 $5,300
5 Fall Mats $155 $775
Masonic Village at Sewickley
2 Advent Banner $149 $298
2 Christmas Banner $149 $298
1 12.1 megapixel digital camera $300 $300
1 Photosmart compact printer w/extra cartridges $250 $250
2 Christ Candles $195 $390
2 Candle Sets $24 $48
2 Outdoor Tent (size 20 x 20) $1,800 $3,600
 Meditation Room Upgrade  $13,000
 Touchtown Digital TV Upgrade  $5,300
1 All-in-one Music System $500 $500
Masonic Village at Elizabethtown
1 10 to 15 passenger van for Bleiler Caring Cottage $34,607 $34,607
CLINICAL NEEDS
90 APM2 Mattresses 80 x 35 - Prevents skin breakdown $1,200 $108,000
3 Bariatric Bed & equipment - Used for larger residents $5,000 $15,000
10 Lifts (full) $3,700 $37,000
10 Lifts (sit to stand) $3,800 $38,000
5 Low Electric Beds $5,000 $25,000
1 Nurse Call Bell System - wireless  $100,000
1 Security System  $100,000
5 Wheelchairs - Broda - Comfort seating at end of life $2,100 $10,500
15 Wheelchairs - Specialty $1,000 $15,000
10 Whirlpools (Tubs) $20,000 $200,000
1 Wireless Internal Access $20,000 $20,000
QUALITY OF LIFE NEEDS
49 Ceiling Panels (ocean, sky, etc.) - For residents who are bed bound $215 $10,535
3 Furniture for Resident Balconys $1,000 $3,000
10 Horticulture Gardens Raised - Depending on the size and materials used $500-$1,000 $5,000-$10,000
1 It's Never too Late - computer systems that empower individuals to connect, engage & enjoy life $24,000 $24,000
4 Keyboards - Digital $2,500 $10,000

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