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RSS FeedsOnce homeless, now disabled, volunteer grows veggies, fruits at Upland convalescent home
(World News USA)

 
 

16 december 2019 02:05:50

 
Once homeless, now disabled, volunteer grows veggies, fruits at Upland convalescent home
(World News USA)
 


Wendy Rubick’s father was having a bad day. While visiting him at the Upland Rehabilitation and Recovery Center in July, tears streamed down her face. She ran outside for some air and stumbled into a green patch dotted with jasmine flowers, strawberry plants and fat vegetables sprouting from the earth. In the center of this plant explosion was Elaina Plafcan, 52, a volunteer who tends the rehabilitative hospital’s garden on her own time and dime, often using her food stamps or disability check to buy plants, tools and supplies. “It touched my heart to see what she was doing in this garden,” said Rubick of San Bernardino. “How on such a small budget, and with the...


 
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