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Page A-10 - Mason County Journal - ency on Thursday, 2014 in STAFF REPORT news@masoncoun com The Lewis-Mason-Thurston Area Agency on Aging (LMTA- AA) is collecting gi~s and gift cards to brighten the holiday season for some residents. The Light of Hope drive focuses on several Recipients living on low incomes who are in need of warm clothing, pet supplies and household items that are often outside their budgets. To make a donation to one of these individuals, or to make a general donation to the agency's Special Assistance Fund, contact the agency at 427-2225. Information and Assistance/ Case Management (I&A/CM), a LMTAAA program, provides information and assistance with accessing a wide variety of social and health services to help vulnerable adults who struggle to remain in their homes. Most of the Recipients are very low income and have se- vere impairments affecting their ability to do basic day-to- day activities with needs that go beyond services available through community resources. Call the Information Special- ist before purchasing items for specific individuals to ensure the chosen recipient hasn't already been provided for by others. Donations are tax-deduct- ible. Items being sought include: Gift cards for shopping Recipient 1 is an 86-year- old woman who lives on a limited income. Her spouse re- cently died and she has a lim- ited social network. She would enjoy doing something fttn and would like a gift card to a res- taurant. Recipient 2 is a 59-year-old man who lives alone, has a limited income and would like to do some shopping for him- self. Gift cards to stores such as Wal-Mart or Target would be appreciated. Recipient 3 is wheelchair- bound and needs daily assis- tance in his home. He lives on a limited income. He would like a gift card to a store such as Wal-Mart or Fred Meyer to purchase some essentials. Recipient 4 is a woman who recently underwent surgery, lives on a fixed income and would like some help purchas- ing a few new items for herself and her home. She would ap- preciate queen-size bedding, bathing towels and a small re- frigerator or gift cards toward these purchases. Gift cards for groceries/ stores Recipient 5 is in his 60s and lives alone on a limited income and has wheat sensitivity. He would like gift cards to Safe- way or Fred Meyer to purchase gluten-free groceries. Recipient 6 is a 65-year-old woman who has chronic health issues that limit her ability to leave her home. She would ap- preciate a new bathrobe -- size XL -- and some soft blankets. She would also like a gift card to Safeway. Recipient 7 is a 54-year-old woman who has chronic health issues and is required to fol- low a strict diet. She is on a limited budget and would like gift cards to Fred Meyer, Wal- Mart or another store that of- fers a large variety of food for her diet. Recipient 8 is a 65-year-old woman who lives alone. She would like a gii~ card to Fred Meyer or Wal-Mart. Recipient 9 is a 42-year-old woman who suffers from mul- tiple heath issues and would like a gi~ card for Wal-Mart or Fred Meyer. Recipient 10 is a 65-year- old woman who would appreci- ate a gift card to Wal-Mart to purchase new shoes. Recipient 11 is a woman in her 60s who struggles with breathing issues and sadness. The Recipient is in need of some clothing and personal supplies. A gift card to Wal- Mart would be beneficial. Recipient 12 is 65 years old and has heart problems. He would appreciate help pur- chasing home supplies. A gift card to Costco would be appre- ciated. Recipient 13 lives alone. He is 66 years old and on a low in- come. He would appreciate a gif~ card to Wal-Mart to assist with purchasing cleaning sup- plies and personal items. Gift cards/other Recipient 14 is a women in her 50s who has been travel- ing great distances to visit her ailing husband who receives out-of-area care. She would appreciate gas gift cards. Goods Recipient 15 is a 65-year- old woman who lives alone and is on a fixed income. She has multiple physical disabilities and would enjoy new towels and queen-size sheets and blanket. Recipient 16 is bed bound and suffering from multiple chronic illnesses. She is on a fixed in- come and uses the fireplace in her home as a heat source. She would benefit from an energy- efficient tower heater or a gift card toward the purchase of a heater. Recipient 17 is a 62-year-old woman who suffers from a rare skin disorder and related intense pain. The recipient would like some assistance with her energy bill; a soft throw or blanket; size large nightgowns; and socks. ConUnuing Care Commun www.AlpineWayLiving, corn 900 W. Alpine Way I Shelton, WA 98584 Independent Living Assisted Living Memory Care almlmm mlmmll mllmmlt Pooflnt 15% OFF klW REPAIR Calll us now for a time es~mata (360) 432-0296 m almlmB mmm POOfin $599 o. 10% OFF GJl ~ now~a~~ (360} 432-0296 Inc. Serving Western Washington for 42 years www.alroofingnw.com Just a reminder.... Deadline for news and advertising is Monday at 5:00 p.m.