Senior Services of Alexandria Receives $10,198 for Participation in the 2018-2019“Share the Love” Event

Subaru dealers donate $250 for every new Subaru purchased or leased to the customer’s charity of choice, including Meals on Wheels America.

Cassie Chesson (Development Director) delivering a thank you gift to the local Subaru office for their support of Share the Love. (Photo: Senior Services of Alexandria)

ALEXANDRIA, VASenior Services of Alexandria (SSA) was awarded $10,197.75 by Meals on Wheels America for its participation in the 2018-2019 Share the Love Event.

SSA was one of eight participating Meals on Wheels America members in the state of Virginia. The state earned a total of $66,285.40 from Subaru of America for its participation in this year’s event.

“SSA is proud to have participated again in this year’s Share the Love campaign bringing awareness to the issues of hunger and isolation among our nation’s older adults,” said Mary Lee Anderson, SSA’s Executive Director. SSA will use the money awarded to expand its Senior Nutrition Program to serve more homebound seniors residing in the City of Alexandria, Virginia.

This is the 11th year for the Subaru Share the Love Campaign that runs annually from November – early January. Subaru dealers donate $250 for every new Subaru purchased or leased to the customer’s charity of choice, including Meals on Wheels America. Over the past 11 years, with the continued support through the Share the Love Event, organizations such as SSA have helped to deliver more than 2.2 million meals to homebound seniors and hosted over 340 local events, including many in Alexandria. Almost 1,000 Subaru volunteers support their local Meals on Wheels programs during the holiday season. SSA is thankful to Beyer Subaru of Alexandria for their monthly commitment to delivering meals to older adults in Alexandria.

You may find out more about SSA’s Senior Nutrition programs at www.seniorservicesalex.org For more information about Share the Love, visit
www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org/sharethelove

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