Support Adopt A Senior Snowflake Project

Published 7:00 am Thursday, December 10, 2015

Each year around this time, many of us participate in toy drives and fundraisers for needy children. But it’s more than children we need to remember.
The elderly—especially those without family—are also a part of our community. We would like to thank the Senior Center for continuing their annual tradition of Adopt A Senior Snowflake Project. Through the project, individuals and businesses are asked to buy a $25 gift card from a local store for a senior. All cards have to be turned in to the Senior Center by Dec. 18, and they will then be handed out to the neediest seniors.
In addition to helping local seniors, the project will also help local stores. There is plenty of good that can come from participating in the project.
According to the Senior Center, there are 57 seniors on the list this year, which means the community must raise only $1,425.
We can do this.
According to a press release from the Senior Center, the Knights of Columbus kicked off the giving with $150. We hope more civic organizations, schools, businesses and individuals will donate cards. Even if more cards are delivered than needed, we are sure the Senior Center would put them to good use for some future project.
We are consistently and unfailingly proud of our community’s ability to come together and provide support for families and children in need, so we are certain our community will come together once more for our senior citizens.
To donate a card, get a $25 gift certificate from any local department store, grocery store or drug store and drop it by the Senior Center, 45 El Patch Parkway (behind Wal-Mart) before Dec. 18.

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