Holiday Food Basket applications, donations sought


EATON — Applications and donations are being accepted for the Preble County Council on Aging Annual Holiday Food Baskets. The baskets will be distributed to seniors in need on Thursday, Dec. 17.

Applicants for the Holiday Food Baskets must meet the federal poverty guidelines (all household member incomes combined.) You must bring proof of income when you apply. Applications must be completed in person at the Preble County Senior Center, 800 East St. Clair Street, Eaton. Deadline for applications is Dec. 1. Call 937-456-4947 for more information.

Donations of non-perishable items such as laundry soap, dish soap, napkins, canned goods to serve 1-2 people, and single-serve cereal packets such as oatmeal or cream of wheat are needed for the Holiday Food Baskets. Please note that any donation will be appreciated.

Monetary donations are also requested. All monetary donations up to $1,200 will be matched by Stephen Hamm, Elizabeth Smith, and Barbara Weadick in memory of their parents, Joe and Hazel Hamm.

Bring all donations to the Preble County Senior Center between the hours of 8 a.m.-4- p.m., Monday through Friday.

By Karen Lowery

For The Register-Herald

Reach Karen at 937-456-4947.

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