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Mark Your Calendars for the 5th Annual Brewz Crewz Event

Our next Brewz Crewz Craft Beer Festival is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014. Check out how your attendance of this charity event supports our elderly residents of greater Lakeland. This is a story that WFLA reporter Rod Carter did last year. Stay tuned for information on how to purchase tickets for next year's festival! [...]

By |December 17, 2013|Categories: blog, events, In the News|Tags: , , , , |

Food Pantry Sees Client Numbers Increase after SNAP Cuts- Video

Private groups and organizations who try to assist the elderly by providing food have seen an increase in the number of people who seek their services, particularly since Nov. 1 when SNAP cuts took effect. That is true for us here at ElderPoint Ministries and the food pantry we operate in collaboration with St. David's [...]

By |December 16, 2013|Categories: blog, In the News|Tags: , , , , |

ElderPoint Will Serve 200+ Hot Meals in Mulberry Dec.18

ElderPoint Ministries and St. David’s Episcopal Church - who officially opened their Mulberry food pantry Dec. 4 - invite Mulberry residents in need to join them for a hot and hearty holiday lunch Dec. 18. Approximately 200 individuals were fed at their Thanksgiving luncheon and even more are expected to attend December’s. The holiday luncheon [...]

By |December 13, 2013|Categories: blog, events|Tags: , , , , |

Government Shutdown Threatens Food Pantries- Video

During the recent government shutdown, news outlets reported on the potential effect the shutdown could have on area food pantries, including the one run by ElderPoint Ministries in partnership with St. David's Episcopal Church in Lakeland. The USDA buys food and sends it to the state. The state then distributes it to area food banks [...]

By |December 12, 2013|Categories: blog, In the News|Tags: , , , , |

LCS RISE Students Bring Holiday Cheer to Elderly

LCS RISE students donated poinsettia for seniors in downtown Lakeland.  Many said this was their only holiday decoration this year.  The seniors were delighted by handmade cards and proudly displayed them for the camera.  ElderPoint distributed the plants on behalf of the students.  This was a wonderfully creative way for the students to brighten the [...]

By |December 9, 2013|Categories: blog|
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