Friday, April 18, 2014

The mission of The Jim Moran Foundation is to improve the quality of life for the youth and families of Florida through the support of innovative programs and opportunities that meet the ever-changing needs of the community.

Elder outreach programs offer security and well-being

2-1-1 Palm Beach/Treasure Coast's program would not be possible without committed volunteers like Marcia Resnick.

For vulnerable seniors living alone, daily welfare calls may save lives in critical situations -- and, even more often, provide important social support.

Through two grants, The Jim Moran Foundation helps fund the Sunshine Telephone Reassurance Program at 2-1-1 Palm Beach/Treasure Coast and the Senior Touchline Program at 2-1-1 Broward. Both organizations are improving the quality of life for hundreds of isolated, elderly residents with free "check-in" calls by caring volunteers and staff at designated times each day. Referral services and assistance are also offered whenever needed.

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