Columbia, S.C. - Senior Resources is a local non-profit agency that provides coordinated services to senior citizens to promote and empower healthy, independent living through the support of staff and volunteers. There has been an exponential growth in need for services due to the pandemic and current economy. With a 30% increase of Meals on Wheels clients and a 40% increase in food costs from this time last year, support from the community is more important than ever.
Looking toward the future and ways to reach as many seniors as possible, Senior Resources will be hosting for the first time a 50/50 Split Reverse Raffle. The grand prize is $12,000 with six other chances to win $500. Tickets are on sale now online and in person at 2817 Millwood Ave. Columbia, SC 29205. There will be a live drawing event held at River Rat Brewery June 22, 2023 at 5:30pm.
Ticket Price: $100.00 each
Ticket Quantity Sold: 300
Financial Goal: $30,000.00 with a 50/50 Split
Senior Resources Total: $15,000.00
Total Payout: $15,000.00 ($500.00 increments up to $3000.00 and Grand Prize up to $12,000). The 1st, 50th, 100th, 150th, 200th, and 250th Ticket Drawn will be winners to receive $500.00 each.
*Ticket purchases are open to all supporters, staff, volunteers, and board members. Drawing will be performed by a third party.
*Disclaimer: This is a 50/50 Reverse Raffle Fundraiser with up to $15,000.00 in total prize payouts and up to $15,000.00 net proceeds to benefit Senior Resources’ programs, services, and operations. This reverse raffle is operated in accordance with the guidelines for the State of South Carolina code of laws for charitable raffles. Senior Resources will host the raffle on June 22, 2023, at 5:30 p.m.
About Senior Resources: Senior Resources is a non-profit organization that coordinates services, provides resources and encourages the personal choices that allow Columbia's senior citizens to remain independent. All activities, services and programs of the agency are geared toward promoting independent living, with the goal of helping seniors remain in their homes as long as possible through the support of staff and volunteers, and delaying or preventing institutionalization.
Since 1967, Senior Resources has served Columbia's frail and elderly residents in three areas:
1) In-home services, including Meals on Wheels, home care, respite care, senior companion services, and case management;
2) Community-based services, including congregate meals, wellness centers, transportation, and physical fitness;
3) Volunteer services, including the Senior Companion and Foster Grandparent programs.
With local, state and federal government funding, as well as contributions from United Way, personal donations and fundraising activities, Senior Resources offers a variety of programs so that our clients can select the assistance they need to maintain a healthy and independent lifestyle. With the support of our staff and volunteers, our services touch the lives of more than 4,000 Midlands residents.
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