$50 Vouchers for Seniors in Greenville County

$50 Vouchers for Greenville County Seniors to Buy Fresh Produce

Seniors residing in Greenville County now have an opportunity to obtain $50 vouchers enabling them to purchase fresh and nutritious produce. This initiative, known as the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, is being administered by Senior Action, a renowned non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the well-being of adults aged 55 and above.

Securing Fresh Produce with $50 Vouchers

Under the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, eligible seniors in Greenville County can receive $50 vouchers specifically designated for the purchase of fresh produce. These vouchers are valid until October 2023 and can be used at approved local farmers’ markets. Participating farmers’ markets include Beechwood Farms, Fountain Inn Farmers Market, Simpsonville Farmers Market, TD Saturday Market, and the Travelers Rest Farmers Market. This program aims to promote access to nutritious food options and support local farmers’ markets, thereby benefiting both seniors and the community.

Qualifying for the Program

To qualify for the $50 vouchers, applicants must meet specific criteria. They must be residents of Greenville County and provide a valid driver’s license or government-issued ID for identification purposes. Additionally, applicants must be at least 60 years old and meet all eligibility and income requirements established by the program. These measures ensure that the vouchers are distributed to those who genuinely need assistance in acquiring fresh produce.

 $50 Vouchers for Seniors in Greenville County

Distribution Sites and Dates

Senior Action has established designated sites and dates for the distribution of vouchers to facilitate the process. The upcoming distribution events are as follows:

  1. Wednesday, June 7 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
    Simpsonville Activity & Senior Center
    310 W Curtis St., Simpsonville
  2. Thursday, June 8 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
    Travelers Rest City Hall
    125 Trailblazer Dr., Travelers Rest
  3. Monday, June 12 | 1-5 p.m.
    Berea Community Center
    6 Hunts Bridge Road, Greenville
  4. Wednesday, June 14 | 1-5 p.m.
    Senior Action
    3715 E North St., Greenville

Applicants must complete their applications in person during one of these distribution events. If unable to attend in person, individuals can designate an authorized representative to apply on their behalf. It’s important to note that the distribution of vouchers is subject to availability and will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Role of Senior Action

Senior Action, the organization responsible for administering the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, is a non-profit entity dedicated to empowering adults aged 55 and above. Since its establishment in 1967, Senior Action has actively worked towards enhancing the physical, mental, and social well-being of seniors in Greenville County. Their comprehensive range of services includes health and wellness programs, social and civic involvement initiatives, as well as dining, transportation, and home care services. Through partnerships with various service providers in the community, Senior Action continues to make a significant impact on the lives of seniors, fostering their active engagement and overall quality of life.

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