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

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.

The SCI Blanket Drive, sponsored by Starbucks kicked off last Tuesday, 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.

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