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Old Colony Elder Services Collaborates with The Charity Guild of Brockton to Offer "Special Foods for Special People" Program
Date:9/9/2009

Old Colony Elder Services (OCES) recently announced their collaboration with The Charity Guild of Brockton in the development of a new program known as "Special Foods for Special People".

Easton and Stoughton, MA (Vocus) September 9, 2009 -- Old Colony Elder Services (OCES) recently announced their collaboration with The Charity Guild of Brockton in the development of a new program known as "Special Foods for Special People".

The goal of the "Special Foods for Special People" program is to distribute special dietary foods to homebound elders who suffer from diseases common to this age group. Many are unable to afford specialty items due limited income and increasing food costs.

OCES will assist with the program's outreach and education initiatives and the Charity Guild will provide the food and the volunteers to deliver the special food to elders in their homes. The Charity Guild recently received a grant from the Howard Home Foundation which has enabled them to develop and run the "Special Foods for Special People" program.

"We're very excited to be able to partner with Old Colony Elder Services on this project. It has been a very high priority for us. The 'Special Foods for Special People' program affords us the chance to reach out to individuals in the community. Now, we are able to go to those who cannot come to us," said Nancy Gustafson, President of The Charity Guild's Board of Directors.

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