ECCC volunteers assemble 140 New Years Baskets on March 5, 2022

Elder Care Community Council of Franklin County would like to thank the following individuals and groups for donating time and goods for the140 New Years Baskets given to elders in our county: Forgotten Coast Parrot Heads, Trinity Episcopal Church, Love Center Ministries Word Wide, Tabernacle of Faith International Ministries, Covenant Word Christian Center, Living Waters Assembly of God, Mayor Brenda Ash, Tami & Alan Schwenk, Ralph & Susie Wagoner, Martha & Royce Hodge, LInda Hockman, Rhonda Lambert, FC Seahawk School Senior Beta Club, Dr. Rex Whiteman, Charles Elliott, Nancy Nichoff & friends, Betsy’s Sunflower, Resort Vacation Properties, SGI Plantation, Mary Stutzman, Kay Carson, Connie Finneran, Andy Bass, Richard Mitsak, Paulette Moss, Run & Nancy Petruka, Kathi Jones, Lane Autrey, Molly B. Moon, Liz Roffey, Karen Stead, Ann Rauscher, Jeane Alston-Holmes, Dodie Alber, Ed Hargis, Peggy Anderson, Linda Armstrong, Kathy Rushmoor,  Gwen Corbet, Fredi & Joe Dempster, Mary Sinnock, Janine Gedman, Kathy Kirkland, Barbara & WK Sanders, Laura & Hanna Boatwright, Leslie McWilliams, Franklin’s Promise, Lin Hawkins.

March 5th, over 40 Elder Care Community Council (ECCC) volunteers packed 140 laundry baskets with household items donated from many generous people.  The volunteers also delivered the baskets to the 60 homebound elders on ECCC’s list in Eastpoint and Apalachicola.  The Forgotten Coast Parrot Head’s showed up to help out and then deliver 20 baskets to Carrabelle seniors and other baskets were picked up at the Holy Family Senior Center in Apalachicola.  It was an amazing group effort that brought smiles to the faces of 140 households in Franklin County.  If you or someone you know is in need, please call us at 850-370-0116.  Pictured below is Jack Cherbert receiving a basket from ECCC Volunteer, Janine Gedman.  Karen Stead, volunteer, hand  knitted dishcloths for the baskets and has already agreed to do this again for next year’s baskets.  If you would like to know more about ECCC, call us at 850-370-0116, like us on Facebook or email us at or check out our web page at  Save the Date for March 24 at 6pm at Holy Family Senior Center:  CD Release & fundraiser concert for new album Something Light As Light by Riley O”Connor & Molly B. Moon.

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