St. Ansgar Girl Scouts deliver cookies to Comforcare residents, paid for by facility staff

AUSTIN, M.N. - “It’s very heart-filling to see them to be happy that they don’t have to pay for it and they are just able to eat it,” Girl Scout Live Nelson said. “It means so much to them.”

“It’s a great feeling,” said Good Samaritan Society - Comforcare registered nurse Gina Richardson. “Watching the residents be around the kids when they have the cookies … it’s just a good feeling to give back to something that they really like. It almost brings them back to a childhood thing, the cookies and the scouts. It’s good for everybody.”

“I think it’s wonderful that they are doing this,” said resident Bernice Scholer, adding her praises to the staff as well. “(And) I think it’s great that they are willing to do that.”

“I think it’s wonderful,” said CNA, TMA Tracy Erler. “The residents really appreciate it. Some of them don’t have family and they get to be part of our family too and we see them alot.”

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