Wednesday, January 20, 2016

500 Senior Meals Thanks To BJ's Foundation

LABELLE, FL. -- Hope HealthCare Services has been named the recipient of a $1,000 grant from BJ’s Charitable Foundation grant that will enable Hope to purchase food and prepare 500 meals for seniors served by the Hope Connections program in Hendry and Glades counties.

“We are very appreciative of the generosity of BJ’s Charitable Foundation in helping us address senior hunger,” said Samira K. Beckwith, president and CEO of Hope HealthCare Services. “Grants, partnerships and donations help Hope Connections continue taking care of people in need throughout our community.”

Hope Connections, a program of Hope HealthCare Services that provides at-home senior support, provides more than 25,000 meals each year to underprivileged seniors in Hendry and Glades counties through home delivery and social meal centers. The program also offers services such as transportation to pharmacies and grocery stores, as well travel to and from Hope Connections Centers. Light housekeeping and counseling also is provided.

For more information about supporting Hope Connections, call 239-482-4673.

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