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Stop Senior Hunger Saturday at Meals on Wheels

Provided by Stop Senior Hunger

This third annual senior nutrition campaign provides diet and nutrition information to help seniors improve their health and preserve their independence.

WHEN:             September 6, 2013 at 9:30 am (Chamber ribbon cutting at 10 am)

WHERE:          Lubbock Meals on Wheels office and parking lot, 2304 34th Street  

WHY:              1 in every 9 seniors is at risk of hunger.

The Lubbock STOP Senior Hunger initiative's goals this September are to:

1)  Collect specific food items to fill 3500 Lubbock Meals on Wheels (LMOW) weekend meals bags through:

  1. Public food drive at Walmart (82nd & Milwaukee) on Saturday, September 14 from 9 am – 6 pm. 
  2. Church food drives on Stop Senior Hunger Sunday, September 15
  3. Company and organization food drives throughout September

2)  Raise awareness about the growing epidemic of malnutrition that impacts millions of older Americans

3)  Provide senior nutrition information through www.comfortkeepers.com/Lubbock-tx for churches, companies, organizations and individuals to print out and share with seniors and families of seniors. 

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