Community Foundation Awards $20,000 to MAC, Inc. Meals on Wheels Program

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The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore, Inc. awarded MAC, Inc. $20,000 to support the organization’s Home-Delivered Meal Program, better known as “Meals on Wheels.” The initiative provides a life-giving service to the homebound elderly who are confined to bed, lack transportation, or are too frail to cook for themselves.

Pictured are: Peggy Bradford, Executive Director, MAC, Inc. and Doug Wilson, President, Community Foundation.

This grant was supported by three Field of Interest Funds held at the Community Foundation. The Funds include: $10,000 from the Albert J. Bailey Wicomico County Fund; $5,000 from the James G. Barrett Worcester County Fund; and $5,000 from the Somerset County Fund.

For more information on how you can become involved or make a donation to MAC, Inc., please visit www.macinc.org.

MAC or Maintaining Active Citizens is the designated area agency on aging for Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties. A private, nonprofit organization, MAC, Inc. is dedicated to the principle that older persons are entitled to lives of dignity, security, physical, mental, and social well-being; and to full participation in society. To achieve purpose for all older persons, MAC, Inc. serves as a focal point from which to address social and economic needs identified by older persons; and to provide a full range of services. For more information, please visit www.macinc.org.

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