Clearfield, PA – As the weather begins to change, the Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging is putting together their Blizzard Boxes.
These are non-perishable meals that are packaged and delivered to Meals on Wheels & More consumers at the onset of winter.
Consumers are encouraged to keep these meals on their shelf for those winter storm days when the Agency may be unable to deliver a hot meal.
Each year since 1983, people around the county pull together to fund the Blizzard Boxes. People sponsor Blizzard Boxes for $10.00 each, which covers the cost of the food and supplies necessary to complete a 3-meal blizzard box, which is then labelled with a thank you and the sponsor’s name.
Just last week, the American Legion Auxiliary Unit #6 gave a $200 donation to benefit the Blizzard Box Program. The generous contribution will provide Blizzard Boxes, each containing three meals, to 20 local citizens.
The Agency would like to thank Wal-Mart Distribution Center #6027 (Woodland) and all the volunteers (including those from CBT Bank) who came out to pack over 850 Blizzard Boxes. Thanks to the organizations (especially local Rotary clubs) and the generous support of local businesses and individuals, these non-perishable meals provide a sense of security for Meals on Wheels & More consumers who know they will have something to eat on those difficult winter days.
Anyone interested in donating to the Blizzard Box Program may contact Terry Khoury at (814) 765-2696 or visit the agency’s website at www.ccaaa.net.
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