Nursing Home Residents Donate to 'Little Go Joe'

Go Joe 21 is underway. This year, WNEP morning meteorologist Joe Snedeker is biking his way through New England....

Posted: Jul 26, 2018 7:22 PM
Updated: Jul 26, 2018 7:22 PM

Go Joe 21 is underway. This year, WNEP morning meteorologist Joe Snedeker is biking his way through New England.

One assisted living facility in Lackawanna County is helping residents feel like they're along for the ride.

Tom Possinger is the activity aide at St. Mary's Villa in Elmhurst, but many residents know him as "Little Joe."

Just like Joe Snedeker, he hops on a bike every year to raise money for St. Joseph's Center. However, instead of riding through the streets, "Little Joe" rides through the halls of St. Mary's Villa.

"It's wonderful because it's from nursing home and personal care residents, a dollar at a time. Not everybody is wealthy, and this is coming from their heart, and they get to contribute. Even a little bit adds up to a lot," Possinger said.

Possinger says the residents have donated more than $10,000 over the course of the 12 years that he's done the mini bike ride.

Article Comments

West Lafayette
Clear
38° wxIcon
Hi: 66° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 33°
Kokomo
Clear
39° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 32°
Rensselaer
Clear
36° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 42°
Feels Like: 36°
Fowler
Clear
36° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 36°
Williamsport
Clear
39° wxIcon
Hi: 66° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 33°
Crawfordsville
Clear
34° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 28°
Frankfort
38° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 35°
Delphi
Clear
36° wxIcon
Hi: 66° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 30°
Monticello
Clear
36° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 30°
Logansport
Clear
36° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 29°
Clearing Out For Wednesday Morning
WLFI Radar
WLFI Temps
WLFI Planner

Community Events