Mother Teresa Foundation Celebrated Diwali with Bharath Group of Institutions, Thanjavur.
Diwali Celebration with Senior Citizens: A Diwali to Remember
In the spirit of Diwali, the festival of lights, an exceptional celebration unfolded at the Mother Teresa Joy Home for the aged in Thanjavur. On the 6th of November 2023, a heartwarming Diwali program was organized by the Bharath Group of Institutions. This event brought together young hearts and wise souls, creating a memorable celebration that warmed the hearts of all who participated. Mother Teresa Foundation’s Chairman, Rtn. Dr. AR. Savarimuthu, addressed the gathering and gave an inaugural speech, adding a special touch to the occasion.
A Special Sponsorship
The Diwali celebration with senior citizens was made possible through the generous sponsorship of Bharath Group of Institutions, Thanjavur. Their support and commitment to bringing joy to the elderly residents of Mother Teresa Joy Home played a pivotal role in making this event a success.
A Message of Hope
Mrs. Punitha Ganesan, Secretary of Bharath Group of Institutions, graced the occasion as the presiding officer. She delivered a heart-touching message on the theme “From Darkness to Light in Old Age,” emphasizing the importance of compassion and support for senior citizens during their twilight years.
Students’ Heartfelt Contributions
The cultural program was an enchanting spectacle, with students from Navina High School, Thiruvonam, taking the stage to showcase their talents. Under the guidance of Mrs. Vinoliya, the Principal of Navina High School, the students’ performances spread joy and happiness among the senior citizens.
Fun and Games
The celebrations continued with games designed to entertain and engage the senior citizens. The winners were rewarded with prizes, creating an atmosphere of friendly competition and shared laughter.
Sweets, Firecrackers, and Gifts
Diwali is incomplete without the sweetness of traditional Indian sweets, the sparkle of firecrackers, and the joy of exchanging gifts. The senior citizens at Mother Teresa Joy Home were treated to a delightful array of Diwali delights, making their day even more special.
A Feast of Togetherness
After the festivities, a sumptuous lunch was served, uniting young and old over a meal that showcased the warmth and togetherness of the occasion.
A Day of Blessings
In total, 150 individuals, comprising 70 occupants and 80 students and staff, celebrated Diwali with immense joy. The senior citizens at the Mother Teresa Joy Home felt overjoyed by the love and attention they received, and they showered blessings on their young friends.
Spreading Light and Love
The Diwali celebration with senior citizens at Mother Teresa Joy Home stands as a shining example of the power of compassion, kindness, and intergenerational connections. It reminds us that the true essence of Diwali lies in spreading light and love, and this celebration accomplished just that. It was a day of joy, unity, and shared blessings, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of all who attended. Mother Teresa Joy Home continues to uphold its reputation as one of the best old age homes in Tamilnadu, providing care, companionship, and cherished moments for senior citizens.