Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee, which runs Manatee County’s food bank, is seeking yarn donations. Volunteers use the yarn to crochet or knit blankets and slippers for needy seniors. Donations can be dropped off at 811 23rd Ave. E., Bradenton.
Meals on Wheels is also seeking volunteers to deliver hot meals to homebound seniors. Individuals may assist once a week or up to five times per week.
Volunteers deliver meals between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., Monday through Friday.
For more information, call 747-4655 or visit mealsonwheelsplus.org.
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