South Shore Elder Services to hold “Stroll the Mall for Meals on Wheels” fundraiser on Sunday, Novem

From: South Shore Elder Services
Published: Fri Oct 21 2005

CONTACT: Steven Dubin, PR Works, (781) 582-1061,

DATELINE: BRAINTREE, MA... Join more than 300 walkers of all ages and raise money for South Shore Elder Services’ Meals on Wheels program at the "Stroll the Mall for Meals on Wheels" event at the South Shore Plaza on Sunday, November 6th. The Braintree based South Shore Elder Services is a private, non-profit agency that provides seniors and caregivers in the South Shore area with valuable resources and services.

Bring your friends, family and neighbors to walk at this fun event for kids and adults while raising money for a good cause. All pledge money raised supports South Shore Elder Services’ Meals on Wheels program, which provides hot noontime meals to more than 1,300 homebound elders every day across the South Shore.

"Stroll the Mall for Meals on Wheels" is a 5K walkathon that will be held at the South Shore Plaza, located at 250 Granite Street in Braintree on November 6th. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and folks will stroll from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Prizes and More
The first 100 walkers who raise at least $50 will receive a free long-sleeve t-shirt. Prizes will be given to the top three adults and top three children who raise the most money. The youth team that raises the most money will win a pizza party.

Children who accompany their parent or guardian will be able to make Thanksgiving Cards for elders; meet "Sir Lunch A Lot", the dinosaur mascot; color a magnet and see clowns making balloon animals. The first 200 children will receive a free dinosaur t-shirt.

Students who participate in the walk will receive four Community Service hours.

For a pledge sheet or more information contact Susan at South Shore Elder Services at (781) 848-3939 ext. 362.

Key Sponsors
This event is sponsored by South Shore Plaza, Quirk Auto Dealers, Randolph Savings Bank, The Patriot Ledger, Eastern Benefits Group, Bateman, South Shore Savings Bank, Sir Speedy and Senior Resource Center.

"Your Age Info Specialist"
Since 1977, South Shore Elder Services, Inc. has been providing South Shore seniors and caregivers with the resources and services that promote and maintain optimal levels of elder independence.

As one of 27 Aging Services Access Points in Massachusetts, South Shore Elder Services coordinates and provide a wide range of services to elders and caregivers throughout Braintree, Cohasset, Hingham, Holbrook, Hull, Milton, Norwell, Quincy, Randolph, Scituate and Weymouth. The agency’s mission is to promote and maintain an optimal level of elder independence through the coordination of resources, advocacy and caregiver support.

Supported in part by the Massachusetts Department of Elder Affairs, South Shore Elder Services is located at 159 Bay State Drive in Braintree, MA. For more information contact (781) 848-3910 or Toll Free 1-800-AGE-INFO (243-4636) or visit the website at

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