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Socks for Seniors to warm hearts and toes of local seniors

  Posted on November 23, 2016

Ontario OH – Don’t leave those unwanted socks you received for Christmas in the bottom of your drawer – Donate them to a senior in need!

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging and We ACT are partnering along with many community organizations to collect socks for nursing home residents.

Socks will be donated to nursing facilities in the Area Agency’s service area, which includes the following counties: Ashland, Crawford, Huron, Knox, Marion, Morrow, Seneca, Richland and Wyandot.

Current collection sites include: Richland Source, The Area Agency on Aging, City of Ontario Administration Building (Mayor’s Office), the Mansfield YMCA, the City of Mansfield (Mayor’s Office), WMFD TV and Richland County Children Services.

The collection deadline is Friday, January 6. If your business or organization would like to be a collection site, please contact Teresa Cook at the Area Agency on Aging at (800) 522-5680, ext. 1120.

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc., located at 2131 Park Avenue West in Ontario, provides leadership, collaboration, coordination and services to older adults, people with disabilities, their caregivers & resource networks that support individual choice, independence and dignity.


We ACT is a community organization that will respond to community needs when we can, where we can and how we can, with love, peace, respect and understanding.