|Published: 9:46 AM, 11/25/2013
||Last updated: 9:47 AM, 11/25/2013
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT—The Cocke County ElderWatch Program is seeking
donations for their second annual gift bag distribution project.
Donations of lotion, shampoo, soap, toothpaste, mouthwash,
and similar items are sought for a goal of 50 gift bags to be distributed to
local senior citizens.
“Many of our seniors do not have funds to purchase these
necessities,” said Carlene Robinson, one of the project’s organizers. “The
ElderWatch Program is going to make sure these needs are met this holiday
season. We would appreciate any donations from local businesses or
Volunteers are also needed to help with the assembly and
distribution of the bags on Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. at Newport Utilities.
For more information, call Robinson at
423-623-7296—extension 4 or Debbie Wylie at 423-623-6540.
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