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April 2017

  • Spring Valley Rotary supports Meals on Wheels

    Senior Resources received a $1,500 grant from the Spring Valley Rotary Club to support the Meals on Wheels program, along with an additional $420 from the group’s raffle proceeds. The combined funding of $1,920 will be used to provide daily delivery of a hot, nutritionally balanced meal to a...

January 2017

  • Senior Resources elects new board members, grants six awards at Annual Meeting

    The Board of Directors at Senior Resources held its 49th Annual Meeting on January 27, 2017, to celebrate the accomplishments of the past year, elect new board members and recognize the support of several key community partners. The FY2016 Annual Report was also presented at the meeting, and can...

  • Marcus Hunter named Director of Finance & Administrative Operations

    Senior Resources is pleased to announce the hire of Marcus Hunter as the agency’s new Director of Finance & Administrative Operations. In this role, Hunter will oversee the Accounting Department, budgeting process, audit, employee benefits, and building and computer operations. 
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November 2016

  • Major Walmart gift provides holiday meals to 1400 seniors

    City of Columbia officials and Walmart Foundation representatives gathered today at a Senior Resources Wellness Center to announce a major initiative to provide holiday meals to more than 1,400 Columbia-area seniors in need.
    Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin arrived at the Bishop Avenue...

  • Supporters "Step Up To The Plate" at Every Senior Counts

    Nearly 300 friends and supporters of Senior Resources “stepped up to the plate” at Spirit Communications Park for the 10th Annual Every Senior Counts fundraiser luncheon. With the Columbia Fireflies stadium as the backdrop, and the excitement of the 2016 World Series still fresh, attendees were...

  • Bank of America grant supports Meals on Wheels

    The Bank of America Charitable Foundation, a longtime community partner with Senior Resources, has continued its generous support of the Meals on Wheels program with a $12,500 donation. The funds will be used to provide more than 1,700 meals to homebound seniors and disabled adults in the coming...

September 2016

  • RSVP honors 9/11 victims & responders

    The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of the Midlands hosted a Day of Service and Remembrance event on September 7 at Greenview Park in the City of Columbia.  The event was part of the September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance to commemorate the events of September 11 and...

August 2016

  • Walmart Foundation supports Meals on Wheels

    Senior Resources has received a $25,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation’s State Giving program in support of its Meals on Wheels program. The funding is being used to replace a warming oven at one meal distribution site, and to provide meals to seniors in need. 

    “Thanks to generous...

  • Aflac donation reduces Meals on Wheels waiting list

    Aflac has awarded a grant in the amount of $20,000 to Senior Resources to help reduce its Meals on Wheels waiting list. The funding will allow Senior Resources to add 10 new slots to its meal delivery routes.

    “Last year, our volunteers delivered 95,000 meals to more than 500 elderly and...

July 2016

  • "Let's Do Lunch" campaign seeks Meals on Wheels volunteers

    Meals on Wheels America and the Ad Council launch national campaign
    to drive volunteers to help Senior Resources serve more Midlands seniors in need

    More than 10 million (1 in 6) seniors in the U.S. face the threat of hunger and more than 15...

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