Meals On Wheels South Florida Selected As Charitable Recipient Of The Giving Tag Program
Support Will Help Alleviate Senior Hunger And Isolation In South Florida
When a shopper purchases the $2.50 reusable Community Bag at any BI-LO, Fresco y Más, Harveys or Winn-Dixie store, they have the opportunity to direct a $1 donation to Meals on Wheels South Florida by using the attached Giving Tag. The program runs year-round and donations are sent to participating charities on a quarterly basis.
"Partnering with these retailers on the Giving Tag Program is a terrific way for their shoppers to directly support Meals on Wheels South Florida," said Mark Adler, Executive Director of Meals on Wheels South Florida. "Together, we can increase funds and showcase the value that our programs bring to South Florida's senior community."
For more information on the Giving Tag Program, please visit seg.bags4mycause.com.
About Meals on Wheels South Florida
Meals on Wheels South Florida is a private nonprofit organization providing hunger-relief services since 1984. With the dedication of nearly 600 volunteers, Meals on Wheels South Florida delivers nutritious meals, friendly visits and safety checks that enable South Florida seniors to live nourished lives with independence and dignity. Meals on Wheels South Florida serves more than 10,000 seniors and 5,000 children an estimated 1.5 million meals each year. Included in their comprehensive list of programs and services are home meal delivery, community-based dining, meals for companion pets, grocery shopping assistance, nutrition education and emergency meals. For more information, please call 954.731.8770 or visit mowsoflo.org.
Meals on Wheels South Florida is funded through the State of Florida's Department of Elder Affairs and the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Broward County, with funds made available by the Federal Older American's Act, Fair Share Dollars and Private Donations.
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