Piedmont Agency on Aging is currently collecting items for their annual holiday gift bag project. Each Christmas, Meals on Wheels provides a brightly colored holiday gift bag of items for as many as 500 homebound seniors in the four county serving area… Greenwood, Abbeville, Saluda and Laurens Counties.
According to agency’s CEO, Kathy Hendricks-Dublin, "...for some of our seniors, this will be the only gift they receive..." You may donate some of the items on the list or all. Any donation toward this project is appreciated.
The deadline for items needed is Friday December 7th.
Piedmont Agency on Aging is also in need to volunteers to help package the items on Wednesday, December 12th at 9:30am in Greenwood or deliver these wonderful bags of Christmas joy in your local community. Delivery days and times are from the hours of 10:00 am – 4:00 pm on Wednesday, December 12th – Friday, December 14th.
Boxes of Kleenex
Tooth Paste & Individually packaged Tooth Brushes
Pump Liquid Soap & Bar Soap
White Cotton Socks (Men’s & Women’s)
Breakfast Cereal Bars
Tea or Coffee
Chocolate or Hard Candy
Notecards or Pens
2018 Wall Calendars
Crossword or Word Find Puzzles
Large Christmas Gift Bags
Drop your items off your items at any of the Piedmont Agency on Aging locations.
808 South Emerald Road (behind Piedmont Tech) in Greenwood 223-0164
Center Street Café, Center Street in Abbeville 366-9666
Ninety Six Depot in Ninety Six 543-4999
512 Professional Park in Clinton 938-0572
West Butler Ave., Saluda, SC 554-5499
For more information on how your family, club or organization can get involved, please call Tracey Bedenbaugh at 223-0164 ext. 231 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org