NHC approves meals for seniors
By Ashlea Kosikowski | January 20, 2021 at 12:22 AM EST – Updated January 20 at 5:44 AM
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – Dozens of seniors will no longer be on a waiting list for the Home Delivered Meals program in New Hanover County.
County commissioners on Tuesday approved of a plan to expand the Home Delivered Meals program.
They approved a $43,000 budget amendment for the program and $15,000 in grand funding for the Senior Resource Center.
According to a post on Twitter from the county, this will eliminate a 75-person waiting list and allow the Senior Resource Center to provide 540 meals daily to local homebound seniors.
#NHCgov Commissioners approved a $43k budget amendment & $15k in grant funding for the Senior Resource Center, expanding the Home Delivered Meals program & eliminating the 75-person waiting list. The expansion allows the SRC to provide 540 meals daily to local homebound seniors. pic.twitter.com/ZCFffgh6H1
— New Hanover County (@NewHanoverCo) January 19, 2021
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