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LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – Residents at an Athens assisted living facility received a flood of love after they issued a call for pen pals on Facebook.

Limestone Manor Assisted Living residents were overjoyed to receive letters not only from surrounding cities, but also from out-of-state. Residents reportedly received mail from California, Iowa, Florida, Tennessee and Nevada.

Residents and staff thank everyone that sent or plans to send a letter.

If you would like to become a pandemic pen pal, mail a letter to: 600 US Highway 31 South, Athens, AL 35611.