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Special guests deliver Meals on Wheels during March for Meals campaign

Senior Resources is participating in March for Meals, a nationwide campaign to raise awareness of senior hunger in local communities. South Carolina currently ranks 4th-worst in the nation in terms of food instability among seniors, according to the National Foundation to End Senior Hunger. Senior Resources will welcome these special guests to deliver Meals on Wheels in the coming week to raise awareness of senior hunger in the Midlands.

 

Thursday, March 16 at our Trenholm Road United Methodist Church distribution center (3401 Trenholm Road, Columbia, SC 29205).

  • 10 Food Lion employees will pack and deliver meals, beginning at 9 a.m. Food Lion will also present a check to Senior Resources in support of the Meals on Wheels campaign.
  • Richland County Councilman Calvin “Chip” Jackson will deliver meals beginning at 10:45 a.m.

Monday, March 20

  • Eastover Mayor Geraldene Robinson will spend the morning delivering frozen meals to Meals on Wheels clients in Eastover.

Tuesday, March 21

  • Blythewood Mayor Mike Ross will spend the morning delivering frozen meals to Meals on Wheels clients in Blythewood.
  • Richland County Deputy Sheriff Daniel Lane will deliver Meals on Wheels from our Trenholm Road United Methodist Church distribution center (3401 Trenholm Road, Columbia, SC 29205) beginning at 10:45 a.m.

Wednesday, March 22. at our Trenholm Road United Methodist Church distribution center (3401 Trenholm Road, Columbia, SC 29205)

  • Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott will deliver meals beginning at 10:45 a.m.
  • Governor’s Office on Aging Director Darryl Broome will deliver meals beginning at 10:45 a.m.

Thursday, March 23. at our Trenholm Road United Methodist Church distribution center (3401 Trenholm Road, Columbia, SC 29205)

  • Richland County Councilwoman Yvonne McBride will deliver meals beginning at 10:45 a.m.
  • Columbia City Councilman Daniel Rickenmann will deliver meals beginning at 10:45 a.m.
  • Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook will deliver meals beginning at 10:45 a.m.

 

 

About Senior Resources, Inc.

Senior Resources is a non-profit organization that coordinates services, provides resources and encourages the personal choices that allow Columbia’s senior citizens to remain independent. All activities, services and programs of the agency are geared toward promoting independent living, with the goal of helping seniors remain in their homes as long as possible through the support of staff and volunteers, and delaying or preventing institutionalization.

Since 1967, Senior Resources has served Columbia’s frail and elderly residents in three areas:

1) In-home services, including Meals on Wheels, home care, respite care, senior companion services, and case management;

2) Community-based services, including congregate meals, wellness centers, transportation, and physical fitness;

3) Volunteer services, including the Senior Companion program, Foster Grandparent program, and the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program.

With local, state and federal government funding, as well as contributions from United Way, personal donations and fundraising activities, Senior Resources offers a variety of programs so that our clients can select the assistance they need to maintain a healthy and independent lifestyle.

 

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