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Gilbert Chamber spearheads holiday program for seniors

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Posted: Tuesday, November 29, 2011 4:34 pm

The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce is organizing the fourth annual Adopt A Senior program this holiday season for the town's homebound and low-income senior citizens, in partnership with the Gilbert Senior Center.

The Chamber is collecting wish lists from home-bound or low-income senior residents with help from the senior center, and asking members of the community to adopt a senior by requesting a wish list, then shopping for and returning the items to the Chamber by Tuesday, Dec. 6. An average list costs $25 and may include a number of needed items.

The Chamber also is seeking donations of miscellaneous items in quantities of 50 or more for goody bags to be distributed to low-income seniors at a holiday party.

To fulfill a wish list or donate to the goody bags, contact the Chamber by phone at (480) 892-0056, ext. 107, or send an e-mail to Monetary donations will also be accepted to purchase gift cards for unfulfilled wish lists. Donations can be sent to the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 527, Gilbert, AZ, 85299.

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