Lexington, SC - SCE&G Employees to Deliver Meals on Wheels to Columbia Area Senior Citizens.
WHAT: SCE&G employees will plate, pack and deliver hot meals to Columbia area senior citizens through Senior Resources’ Meals on Wheels program. Earlier this week, SCE&G announced a $250,000 donation to Meals on Wheels programs throughout South Carolina, of which Senior Resources received $62,500. The gift will enable Senior Resources to reduce its waiting list and serve more seniors in need.
WHEN: Friday, Sept. 30 starting at 9 a.m.
SCHEDULE: 9 a.m. SCE&G employees will plate and pack food inside church kitchen
10:30 a.m. (Approximate time) Additional SCE&G employees arrive for meal delivery
11 a.m. SCE&G employees begin delivering meals
*If possible, please let us know in advance if planning to attend food delivery so we can make arrangements with clients.*
WHERE: Trenholm Road United Methodist Church, 3401 Trenholm Rd., Columbia, SC 29204
(Park in lot behind sanctuary, off Maiden Lane)
WHO: Keller Kissam, President of SCE&G Retail Operations
Anne Shissias, Director of In-Home & Community Based Services, Senior Resources
Approximately 40 SCE&G employee volunteers
PHOTO OPS: SCE&G employees plating and packing meals
SCE&G employees delivering food to senior citizens at their homes in Columbia area.
South Carolina Electric & Gas Company is a regulated public utility engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity to approximately 706,000 customers in 24 counties in the central, southern and southwestern portions of South Carolina. The company also provides natural gas service to approximately 352,000 customers in 38 counties in the state.
ABOUT SENIOR RESOURCES
Senior Resources is a non-profit organization that coordinates services, provides resources and encourages the personal choices that allow Columbia's senior population to remain independent. All activities, services and programs of the agency are geared toward promoting independent living, with the goal of helping seniors remain in their homes as long as possible through the support of staff and volunteers, and delaying or preventing institutionalization.