Senior Citizens Inc. annual ‘Blanket Drive’ underway

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — SCI invites Savannah and surrounding communities to help seniors without adequate heating stay warm this winter by donating a new blanket.

The Senior Citizen Inc. “Blanket Drive” began on Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 6 a.m. at the Starbucks at 135 W. Bay Street.

Donations may be dropped off at SCI’s headquarters, participating Starbucks coffee stores, WSAV-TV on Victory Drive and various other locations.

Low-income seniors in need of an extra blanket this winter season can pick up a blanket at SCI’s headquarters at 3025 Bull Street from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m, Monday through Friday.

Starbucks is accepting donations through Jan. 31. Other locations will be collecting blankets through Feb. 16.

Starbucks will offer to donors who bring a new blanket to one of their stores a free tall Blond Expresso drink of their choice or any size regular fresh-brewed coffee from Jan. 9-31.

Cash donations to help purchase blankets are also welcomed at the SCI office.

DROP OFF LOCATIONS:

  • Senior Citizens, Inc. 3025 Bull Street
  • WSAV-TV, 1430 East Victory Drive
  • Starbucks at Bay Street, 135W. Bay Street
  • Starbucks at Twelve Oaks, 5500 Abercorn Street, #45
  • Starbucks at Victory Drive (Skidaway Road), 2106 E. Victory Drive
  • Starbucks at Broughton, 1 E. Broughton Street
  • Starbucks at White Bluff & Abercorn, 7805 Abercorn, Suite 29a
  • Starbucks at Oglethorpe Mall, 7804 Abercorn Street
  • Starbucks at Pooler, 405 Pooler Parkway, Suite 100

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