Emergency meal relief distribution efforts planned
The Senior Citizens Association of Florence County has scheduled emergency meal relief distribution events in July and August.
The events will be held Wednesday, July 22 and Wednesday, Aug. 19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Leatherman Senior Center and Lake City Senior Center.
The Leatherman Senior Center is located at 600 Senior Way in Florence. The Lake City Senior Center is located at 198 North Acline Drive.
There is no cost associated with these meals. Seniors will be asked to remain in their vehicles during the drive thru distribution at both locations.
To apply for this relief program residents of Lake City, Johnsonville and Scranton areas can call (843) 669-6761, extension 223. For all other areas, call (843) 669-6761, extensions 226, 231 or 241.
The be eligible, applicants must be 60 years of age or older, live in Florence County, be experiencing health issues and/or limitations, and not be a current SCAFC client.
Organizations or individuals interested in donating to this emergency relief effort can visit www.seniorcitizensassociation/donate.
Beginning Aug. 6th, SCAFC will also offer individual transportation on Thursdays and Fridays. Please call (843) 669-6761 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday to schedule transportation.