Senior Citizens Inc. Kicks-off 15th Annual Blanket Drive

January 14, 2019

Help keep our seniors warm and cozy this winter, by donating a new blanket!

WHO: Senior Citizens, Inc. (SCI), a local non-profit dedicated to helping people age successfully will be teaming up with Starbucks and other community groups on its 15th annual blanket drive.


WHAT: The SCI Blanket Drive, sponsored by Starbucks will kick off on Tuesday, January 15 at 6:30 a.m. at the Starbucks at 135 W. Bay Street. SCI invites Savannah and surrounding communities to help seniors without adequate heating stay warm this winter by donating a new blanket. Donations may be dropped off at SCI’s headquarters, participating Starbucks coffee shops, WTOC Television Station and at designated locations throughout The Landings. Donors at Starbucks will receive a free any size regular fresh-brewed coffee through February 14.Cash donations to help purchase blankets are also welcomed at the SCI office.


Low-income seniors in need of an extra blanket this winter season can pick one up at SCI’s headquarters at 3025 Bull Street from 8:30am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. Please bring photo ID and proof of income.


Starbucks locations, as well as all other locations will be collecting blankets through February 14th.


KICK OFF: Starbucks at 135 West Bay Street

                       Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 6:30 a.m.

       Interviews with Patti Lyons, President of SCI available  

                       upon request


DROP OFF LOCATIONS:

Senior Citizens, Inc.

3025 Bull Street


Starbucks at Bay Street

135 W. Bay Street


Starbucks at Berwick

10 Berwick Boulevard


Starbucks at Twelve Oaks

5500 Abercorn Street, #45


Starbucks at Victory Drive (Skidaway Road)

2106 E. Victory Drive


Starbucks at Broughton

25 E. Broughton Street


Starbucks at Montgomery Crossroads

7805 Abercorn Street

Suite 29A


Starbucks at Oglethorpe Mall

7804 Abercorn Street


Starbucks at Pooler

405 Pooler Parkway, Suite 100


WTOC-TV

11 News Place


Oakridge Fitness Center at The Landings

71 Green Island Road


The Village Library at The Landings

1 Skidaway Village Square


The Landings Company Real Estate office

One Landings Way North


ABOUT SCI

Senior Citizens Inc. (SCI) has been helping people age successfully in Coastal Georgia since 1959 through a variety of programs including Meals on Wheels, in-home nursing and personal assistance,  adult daytime care, The Learning Center, SAGE Private Services and much more. Recognized as a national leader in providing services for older adults, SCI anticipates doubling its impact through the expansion of its facility and services with the completion of the Center for Successful Aging in 2018. To learn more about SCI, its services, and plans for expansion, please visit www.seniorcitizensinc.org or call 912-236-0363.

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