- Ruby Kate Chitsey started the Three Wishes project to help improve the lives of elderly patients
- Ruby spent a lot of time visiting nursing homes because her mother is a nurse
- She realised a lot of patients don't have family or money and decided to help them out
A kindhearted 11-year-old girl goes out of her way to brighten up the lives of the elderly patients in nursing homes. Determined to make a difference to their lives, Ruby Kate Chitsey raises money which she then uses to help grant the wishes of elderly patients.
Ruby started the Three Wishes project to help nursing home patients after seeing they could use a little recognition and care.
Thanks to dedication, kindness and hard work, the GoFundMe organisation has named Ruby the “Kid Hero of the Month”, Briefly.co.za learned.
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The young girl is an inspiration and has motivated social media uses to be a little more caring. Her good deeds have lifted the spirits of many appreciative patients, Briefly.co.za found.
Ruby, who is from the US, was inspired by her mother, who is a nurse, and spent a lot of time visitng nursing homes. After learning that many of the patients didn’t have a lot of money and family, Ruby decided she had to take action and show them a little love and appreciation.
Ruby started off by asking residents what they wished for and writing their wishes down, wrote Inspire My Kids.
Ruby found that the patients’ wishes were simple enough for her to achieve. She has since provided plenty of prayers, clothing items and even just a visit to the park to watch children play.
Ruby’s mother has proudly supported her daughter's efforts to improve the lives of her community.
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