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Big Brothers/Big Sisters Lanark County, Carebridge Community Support and Smiths Falls partner to provide grocery delivery for most vulnerable citizens

by | Apr 16, 2020 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

Big Brothers Big Sisters is partnering with the Town of Smiths Falls and Carebridge Community Support to offer grocery delivery to those impacted by COVID-19 in Smiths Falls.

The pilot program, which is being led by Big Brothers Big Sisters with support from the Town of Smiths Falls and Carebridge, is available to seniors, individuals with compromised immunity or health conditions that elevate their risk, or individuals exhibiting symptoms or who are in close contact with someone with COVID-19. Those who are eligible can call 613-706-5500 between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays to place their orders. Payment for groceries can be made via credit card over the phone, and shopping and deliveries will take place on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Big Brothers Big Sisters is continuing to seek additional volunteers who are able to help with grocery shopping and delivery. Interested volunteers can contact Emily Gray for information: Emily.gray@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca

For further information, please contact:

Shawn Pankow
Mayor
Town of Smiths Falls
77 Beckwith St N, Box 695
Smiths Falls, ON K7A 2B8
613-283-4124 ext. 1110
mayor@smithsfalls.ca

Peter McKenna
Councillor
Town of Smiths Falls
77 Beckwith St N, Box 695
Smiths Falls, ON K7A 2B8
613-859-4798
pmckenna@smithsfalls.ca

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To read the entire Press release visit the BB/BS LC website at:
http://ow.ly/BhQG50zefGc

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