CONTACT: Susannah Meyer, Community Engagement Officer
Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services
WHAT: Dozens of community leaders, students and dignitaries show their support for Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services (MOWSOS) by marching to support senior clients throughout Contra Costa County during the national March for Meals campaign.
WHEN: FRIDAY, MARCH 31ST
MARCH FOR MEALS CLOSING CEREMONY EVENTS:
The Commons at Dallas Ranch Senior Community
Community march along Lone Tree Way
10:00am KUIC Radio -- Ultimate Coffee Break
Speaker - Antioch Mayor, Sean Wright,
Taylor Coover, Field Representative for Assemblymember Jim Frazier
Walnut Creek Civic Park
Students from Tice Creek School and community members march through Broadway Plaza
Speaker - Walnut Creek Mayor, Rich Carlston
WHY: Senior hunger and isolation are serious issues in our community - 27,000 seniors are hungry in Contra Costa County and nearly 800 rely on our meal deliveries to survive. Community members will help build awareness so that local seniors are not forgotten.
Did you know that t
he cost of feeding a senior for one year is less than the cost of one day in the hospital?
Please join us and show your support of Contra Costa County seniors.
Your support is even more important in the wake of proposed funding cuts!
- The Commons at Dallas Ranch Senior Community -- 4751 Dallas Ranch Road, Antioch
- Walnut Creek Civic Park -- 1375 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek