Fayetteville seeks donations for 13th annual Senior Giving Tree event

Photo: Fayetteville Senior Activity & Wellness Center

The city’s Community Resources Division is currently seeking donations for the 2019 Senior Giving Tree event, an annual program that delivers items to area seniors during a particularly tough time of the year.

Gift ideas include robes, nightgowns, house slippers, socks, blankets/throws, crossword/jigsaw puzzles, ergonomic pens, emergency radios, batteries, night lights, first aid kits, coloring books, crayons, and gift cards. Monetary donations are also welcome and will be used to purchase gifts.

Unwrapped gifts will be accepted at the Community Resources office, 125 W. Mountain Street. The event is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13 at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave.

Gifts will be delivered to homebound participants of the Meals on Wheels program.

For more information about giving opportunities, call the Community Resources office at 479-575-8260 or visit www.fayetteville-ar.gov/1262/Community-Development.