Soup for Seniors | JABAcares.org

At this time of feasting and merriment please think of our less fortunate friends and neighbors! Soup for Seniors runs from January 2 to January 16.

soupVolunteers with JABA and local companies join to fill cupboards of low-income elders.

In recognition of the annual Martin Luther King Day of Service, JABA has announced “Soup for Seniors”, a canned food drive benefiting local, low-income older adults.

“Low-income seniors who are homebound or who have trouble getting around are particularly vulnerable during the winter months,‘ explains Martha Williams, Manager of Volunteer Services at JABA. A bit of ice or snow becomes an impassable barrier for our at-risk elderly neighbors. Nutritious heat-and-serve type of canned goods can be literal lifesavers.

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All donations will go to the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank’s Charlottesville branch where they will be designated for JABA’s food bag program for low-income elderly. Checks should be made out to JABA, Inc. Mail checks to Soup for Seniors c/o JABA, 674 Hillsdale, Charlottesville, VA 22901.For more information call Martha Williams at JABA, (434)817-5245 or mwilliams@jabacares.org.