Sons & Daughters of Italy Donate to Meals on Wheels

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CLEARFIELD – Beth Girardi, trustee, and Antony Ferlazzo, president, of the local chapter of the Sons & Daughters of Italy stopped in the Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging Inc. last week to present a check for the Meals on Wheels program in the amount of $200.

All funds raised through the Sons & Daughters of Italy stay in Clearfield County.

In Clearfield County, the Meals on Wheels and More program serves nearly 130,000 meals to more than 1,000 consumers per year.

Approximately 650 meals are delivered every day.  In addition, another 40,000 meals per year are served at various senior centers in the county.

Since its inception in 1983, the program has grown from 350 consumers to over 650.  These meals are funded in part by the Federal Older Americans Act and other state programs, which have guidelines for service.

Pictured, from left, are Girardi, Terry Khoury, coordinator of mission advancement and public relations/CCAAA, and Ferlazzo.

Programs and services of the Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging are funded in part by the Pennsylvania Department of Aging, The Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging, Mature Resources Foundation, and local and client contributions.

For additional information, or to make a contribution to the local Meals on Wheels and More Program, please contact the CCAAA at 814-765-2696 or visit them online at www.ccaaa.net.

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