MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. – Wartburg, a senior citizens service provider headquartered in Mount Vernon, recently received a $13,500 grant to support the organization’s dance therapy program.
The Community Fund of Bronxville Eastchester Tuckahoe issued the grant, which will fund Wartburg’s dance therapy program for a year, according to a press release.
“We are extremely grateful for this generous grant,” David Gentner, president and CEO of Wartburg, said in a press release.
“Dance therapy is exceptionally rewarding, both physically and emotionally, and it embodies our mission of nurturing body, mind and spirit.”
The program is available to senior citizens utilizing Wartburg’s residential and nonresidential services.
“We are happy to provide the funding to support the dance and movement therapy program at Wartburg and the many seniors from our community who call Wartburg their home,” Melinda Burge, executive director of The Community Fund of Bronxville Eastchester Tuckahoe, said in a press release.
“After visiting Wartburg’s beautiful campus and seeing the program in person, it was clear to my colleagues and I the benefits the program provides to its residents.”
A professional dance therapist from Sarah Lawrence College will help Wartburg staff members and volunteers lead the dance therapy program, according to the press release.
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