COA Thanks Walmart for Grant Funding

Council on Aging of Nassau (COA) has been awarded $50,000 for their Meals on Wheels program, thanks to Walmart.

Walmart DonationPictured Left to Right:
John Johnson: Yulee Walmart Store Manager, Robby Mullins: Fernandina Walmart Store Manager, Gail Morgan: COA B.O.D., Darrell Heun: COA B.O.D., Fran Shea: COA B.O.D., Ken Willette: COA Executive Director, Jan Carver: COA B.O.D., Allen Lennon: COA B.O.D., and Mary Pitcher: COA B.O.D.

Nassau County, FL – The Council on Aging of Nassau (COA) has been awarded $50,000 for their Meals on Wheels program, which will help offset the shortfall resulting from many funding cuts. This award will help reduce the waiting list to feed the most needy seniors in our area. Local Walmart store manager, Robby Mullins said, “We are pleased to help the COA and its volunteers who cheerully respond to those in need.”

Walmart Foundation’s Florida State Giving Program awarded 19 nonprofit organizations in Florida who are making a difference in the communities they serve. In paperwork accompanying the happy notification, Cindi Marsiglio, Walmart Director of Public Affairs said, “This special initiative will support organizations that are helping families put nutritious meals on the table and carry out Walmart’s commitment to giving back to communities in which it operates.”

Marla McDaniel, author of the grant, said, “The COA story is one of compassion and service. We are honored to be awarded the Walmart State grant and will use it for the benefit of Nassau County seniors in need of nutritious meals.”

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