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Copperas Cove launches senior meal delivery program

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Posted at 11:30 AM, Mar 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-22 12:30:33-04

COPPERAS COVE, TX — The City of Copperas Cove has launched a new program to feed seniors during the coronavirus crisis.

Cove Cares - Senior Meal Delivery Program will begin on Monday, March 23.

The purpose of the program is to deliver freshly prepared meals to seniors 60+ years old, Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m to 1 p.m while resources remain available or escalated vulnerability of seniors passes.

The program is sponsored by multiple entities to care for the seniors in the community during the COVID-19 restrictions.

The City says they are focused on providing meals to eligible Copperas Cove residents, and those who qualify with the Copperas Cove Meals on Wheels program.

Meals will be prepared and delivered by Copperas Cove ISD staff to the doorsteps of those who register.

If volunteers become needed to assist, a notification will be made to request support.

Registration may be completed by the senior participants and/or their family members by simply contacting Jeri Wood, Copperas Cove Senior Center Community Outreach Specialist, at jwood@copperascovetx.gov or (254)547-6049.

Participants will be required to provide their name, address, telephone number, and number of seniors in the residence.

If you send an email or leave a phone message, the program requests that you please include that pertinent information.

The Cove Cares – Senior Meal Delivery Program sponsers are:

  • Atmos Energy Corporation
  • City of Copperas Cove
  • Copperas Cove Chamber of Commerce
  • Copperas Cove Economic Development Corporation
  • Copperas Cove Independent School District
  • Copperas Cove Ministerial Alliance
  • Cove House Emergency Homeless Shelter
  • Hill Country Community Action Association
  • Jonas & Lessly Titas
  • Star Group – Veterans Helping Veterans