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Local Office on Aging, Inc.

$3,010.00 contributions
33 donors

Raised: $3010Remaining: $1990

How your donation will help:
It costs nearly $6 per meal to provide Meals on Wheels to homebound elderly.  In 2016, the LOA served 155,141 meals to 914 persons.  Meals on Wheels still has a waiting list.

It costs close to $20 per person, per day, for meals at the Diner's Club sites and for transportation to and from the sites so seniors can have nutrition and socialization.  In 2016, the LOA served 9,563 meals to 229 persons.  in 2016, two new sites were added:  one in Botetourt County and one in Clifton Forge. 

It costs over $8 per one-way trip to provide transportation to the doctor and other emergency appointments.  In 2016, the LOA made 15,796 one-way trips to transport 436 persons.  Our Transportation Program still has a waiting list.

It costs $2.15 per person to provide Emergency Services such as FanCare and food assistance In 2016, the LOA helped 411 persons obtain emergency services.  In addition, over 3,000 bags of food were delivered during Soup for Seniors.

Also in 2016, our Case Management team assisted 1307 older persons and their caregivers in finding needed services in the area.

Our Caregiver Services currently serve over 100 clients per year with Homemaker services in the home, Counseling, Adult Day Care, and Personal Care. However, most of these programs maintain waiting lists of a year or more.

Our Ombudsman assisted over 425 seniors and their caregivers with Long-Term Care referrals and Nursing Home complaints.  Our Insurance Counselors assisted 2618 seniors in finding the Medicare coverage that was right for them.  And our Legal Assistance Program helped 45 seniors with the preparation of Powers of Attorney, Advance Medical Directives and simple wills.

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by Anonymous donated $530.00
Karen S donated $50.00
Joy C donated $50.00
by Anonymous donated $25.00
Rebecca C donated $10.00
Laura A donated $50.00

Updates and Donors' Comments


I know this is a worthwhile fundraiser.


Donated in memory of my parents and in honor of all the Seniors in our community!


Great group. Good luck today.