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The Friends of Gwinnett County Senior Services (Friends) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) volunteer-run organization dedicated to raising funds to privately support or supplement select senior programs in Gwinnett County, Georgia.

Year in Review 2014

History:
Founded in 1999, Friends is an avid supporter of Gwinnett County’s Meals on Wheels program for seniors. Private donations have allowed Friends to sponsor a number of homebound, elderly clients for yearly meals service. Additional private contributions have allowed Friends to donate fully-equipped vehicles and other equipment to the Gwinnett County program.

Our Mission:
To privately support or supplement select Gwinnett County Senior Services programs that directly address senior needs.
• Cost of meals for seniors
• Home repair and emergency assistance
• Home safety
• Health and well being screenings
• Kinship

Our Focus:
Shared responsibilities to insure leadership, stewardship, and constructive response to program assistance needs
• Unwavering client focus
• Effective volunteer governance
• Service emphasis; raising the funds to maintain the highest level of direct program delivery

Our Commitment:
To build on the contributions and efforts of our generous and valued partners
• Faith-based organizations
• Youth and school athletic programs
• Individuals; donors and volunteers
• Corporations
• Gwinnett Coalition for Health and Human Services
• Media

Our Opportunity:
To raise our commitment to uplift our seniors
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