DECORATED FOR THE HOLIDAY: Each holiday meal packed and delivered to senior citizens was placed in a bag decorated by either a student from Arlington Elementary School or Cranston Senior Services Adult Day Care.
TRAVELING VOLUNTEERS: Kelly Landine and her friend Cathy Davis and her 3-year-old son Ben Landine came from out of town to help deliver holiday meals.
VOLUNTEERISM: Pictured is Harriett Dever, who has been a volunteer at the holiday meal deliveries for the past five years at Cranston Senior Services. She not only checked in volunteers, but also arrived at 8 a.m. to help fill each bag with a complete holiday meal.
TO THE RESCUE: Emergency Medical Services and Deputy Chief Leo Kennedy of the Cranston Fire Department was among the many who volunteered their time to hand-deliver meals to senior citizens who were alone this Christmas.
HERALD HELPS: Cranston Herald Arts and Entertainment reporter Don Fowler volunteers his time to deliver holiday meals last Friday at Cranston Senior Services.
Community leaders and volunteers assisted Cranston Senior Services last Friday in delivering approximately 400 holiday meals to seniors who will be alone this season. Volunteers often sit and talk with the seniors they visit to drop by their special holiday meal in bags designed by local students. (Herald photos by Meri R. Kennedy and Steve Popiel)