30 Hospital Beds will be sent to Africa to assist Children with AIDS

MANHEIM, PA – Pleasant View Retirement Community has donated 30 hospital beds to the American Foundation for Children with AIDS, which has philanthropic links to Africa.

The American Foundation for Children with AIDS provides critical AIDS and AIDS-related medications, medical equipment and supplies, nutritional supplements and emergency supplies that are requested by institutions in their targeted areas. They are currently working in Kenya, Uganda, Zimbabwe and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

“Pleasant View’s mission ‘striving to enhance the quality of life for those we serve’ goes beyond our residents,” said Pleasant View Vice-President of Operations, Darlene Farren-Piazza.  “We’ve gained considerable joy by donating these beds to those in need in God’s global community.”

Since 1955, Pleasant View Retirement Community, a 430-resident, not-for-profit, continuing care retirement community, has been known for its diversified and high quality housing, health care and related services. For over 55 years, Pleasant View has helped senior residents to achieve a fulfilling lifestyle in a secure, caring, Christian environment. For more information, contact (717) 665-2445.