Senior Services seeks wish list items for needy seniors

Published 12:00 am Thursday, July 5, 2018

WINSTON-SALEM —  Senior Services is holding its annual Christmas in July drive to collect needed food, household and personal care supplies for seniors in need.

Individuals, church teams and civic groups are invited to donate items on the Christmas in July wish list now through July 31. The list includes canned goods and shelf-stable food items like cereal, canned fruit and vegetables, canned chicken, tuna, salmon and soup. It also includes household helps, such as paper towels and laundry detergent, and personal care items like deodorant, body lotion, and adult diapers. The complete wish list is available on the Senior Services website, .

Contributions and donations may be dropped off at any of the Forsyth County branch offices of Piedmont Federal Savings Bank, corporate partner with Senior Services for the Christmas in July campaign. You may also deliver your donations to Senior Services, 2895 Shorefair Drive.

Senior Services is a private, nonprofit agency, that has been operating in Winston-Salem for more than 55 years, with a mission to help older adults in Forsyth County remain at home as long as possible, living with dignity. Senior Services currently has seven major programs that respond to the needs of the elderly:

  • The Elizabeth and Tab Williams Adult Day Center
  • Meals-On-Wheels
  • Help Line
  • Home Care
  • Senior Lunch
  • Living-at-Home
  • Elder Care Choices

Anyone wishing to volunteer or donate can call 336-725-0907 or visit