Senior Services participates in online giving event for senior citizens


SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - Senior Services of Central Illinois is participating in the third GIVE65 event.

It is a 65-hour online giving event to help nonprofit programs for senior citizens.

The event will be from July 10 to July 12.

More than 120 nonprofits that benefit seniors will be participating across the country.

The goal is to raise money for the Senior Transport Program which provided almost 14,000 rides for seniors last year.

It helps them get to doctors appointments, hair appointments, grocery trips, and other places.

The GIVE65 event hopes to get up to $5,000 in matching funds from the Home Instead Senior Care Foundation.

They are also competing for a $10,000 reward. Rewards are given to nonprofits that raise the most money or have the most donors.

Donations of $10 or more are accepted by clicking HERE.

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