Office: (276) 964-4915
Toll-Free: (800) 656-2272
Fax: (276) 963-0130
TDD/TTY: (276) 964-5765

AASC Seeks Donations for Its Food Bank

Appalachian Agency for Senior Citizens (AASC) requests donations for its food bank. The food will be distributed to older people served by AASC.

Items appropriate for donation include canned meat and fish, peanut butter, soups, stews, chilis, dried rice and pasta, canned beans and peas, canned fruits and vegetables, cereals and oatmeal, milk in shelf-stable forms (dehydrated or evaporated), fruit juice and condiments.

Food may be dropped off weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at AASC’s central office in Tazewell County, 216 College Ridge Road (Wardell Industrial Park), or at Generations at Haysi, 190 Medical Center Boulevard (next door to Stone Mountain Health Clinic).

AASC is also happy to accept monetary donations. For more information, please contact Chris Lester, director of care coordination.

AASC is one of Virginia’s 25 Area Agencies on Aging designated by the Virginia Department for the Aging to carry out the department’s mission to foster the dignity, independence and security of older Virginians by promoting partnerships with communities at the local level. AASC offers information and services for older adults residing in Buchanan, Dickenson, Russell and Tazewell counties. Visit the organization’s website at www.aasc.org or call toll-free at 1-800-656-2272.