In addition to providing an exceptional quality of life for its members, The Stratford values and is dedicated to serving the communities in which we work and helping on a worldwide level. The Stratford supports numerous charity organizations. Below are a few of the organizations that The Stratford contributes to:
The Alzheimer’s Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. The Alzheimer’s Association works on a global, national and local level to enhance care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias. We are here to help.
Silver Pen Essay Contest
The Silver Pen Essay Contest is a way to help local high school seniors with their collegiate financial burden. High school seniors within a 25-mile radius of The Stratford retirement community are welcome to apply by writing an essay in response to a specific topic. The essay is free form and can vary in length. Community members on the Resident Advisory Committee choose the winners who receive cash prizes. This Advisory Council consists of successful retired business professionals, educators and community leaders.
CARE for AIDS
CARE for AIDS works with Kenyan churches to operate life-transforming centers, which help the physical, spiritual, economic, and social needs of men and women living with HIV/AIDS. At each center, 80 individuals can complete a nine-month program which gives them the training and support lead full and productive lives. At the center, individuals attend weekly health and spiritual counseling sessions. CARE for AIDS hopes to see HIV-positive Kenyans become empowered and able to lead spiritually and physically strong lives.