Brockton, MA (PressExposure) December 19, 2008 -- OCES Fundraising Calendars are available throughout December and January. They cost $5 each. A total of $1,300 in cash prizes will be awarded beginning in February. One winner will be selected per day. Cash prize values vary. Winners will be notified by phone and posted online at http://www.OldColonyElderServices.org.
All proceeds from the calendars go towards services that provide support for people in emergency crisis situations. To obtain a Fundraising Calendar, contact OCES at (508) 584-1561 or send an email to LDallaire@oldcolonyelderservices.org.
"We hope to raise at least $6,000 or more which we have earmarked specifically for those who are in crisis," explained Diana DiGiorgi, Executive Director of OCES.
OCES serves elders, their families and caregivers in the towns of Abington, Avon, Bridgewater, Brockton, Carver, Duxbury, East Bridgewater, Easton, Halifax, Hanover, Hanson, Kingston, Lakeville, Marshfield, Middleboro, Pembroke, Plymouth, Plympton, Rockland, Stoughton, Wareham, West Bridgewater and Whitman.
The organization's mission is to provide services that support the dignity and independence of elders by helping them maximize their quality of life; live safely and in good health; and, prevent unnecessary or premature institutionalization.
The agency has 130 employees and operates more than 12 programs serving elders, their families and caregivers. For more information call (508) 584-1561 or visit the new website at http://www.oldcolonyelderservices.org