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A Cup of Tea For A Cause

The Ontario Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (ONPEA) is asking families, businesses and communities around Ontario to join the conversation over A Cup of Tea to better protect their loved ones.

A Cup of Tea for the Prevention of Elder Abuse is an Ontario-wide fundraising campaign to raise funds and awareness for ONPEA’s Seniors Safety Line. ONPEA is asking supporters to Host-A-Tea party in their home, office or association for a minimum donation of $25 per home (under 10 guests) and $100 per office/association.

In appreciation, we will send out a Help-A-Host box of tea, other goodies and information on elder abuse to share with their guests.

Registration is now available online at http://www.acupoftea.ca/host.html.

As Ontario’s population of residents 65 years and up continues to rise so do the realities of elder abuse. Elder abuse takes many different forms; it’s as varied and individual as its victims themselves. What doesn’t change, regardless of the type, is that elder abuse happens far too often and it must be stopped. Continue »