Verizon Foundation to Present Lakeview Assisted Living Facility with $10,000 Grant Award

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Verizon Foundation to Present Lakeview Assisted Living Facility with $10,000 Grant Award

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 8:00pm

CAMPAIGN: Philanthropy

CONTENT: Press Release

WALHALLA, S.C., November 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ - On Tuesday, November 12, 2013, the Verizon Foundation will present Lakeview Assisted Living Facility with funds received from a $10,000 grant.  The presentation ceremony will be held at 320 Camp Road in Walhalla and is scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m.  Lieutenant Governor Glenn McConnell and Senator Thomas Alexander will also attend the event.

"Verizon's $10,000 grant will help support services at Lakeview Assisted Living Facility, including professional and caring resident assistants, daily activities and regular socials for residents, medication management, physical and occupational therapy, and transportation," says Julie Smith, Vice President of External Affairs at Verizon. 

Lakeview Assisted Living Facility is a non-profit facility that strives to offer the conveniences of home while providing assistance to make life easier for seniors.  The facility primarily provides care for Medicaid clients who face financial difficulties.

"This type of community involvement is what the Office on Aging encourages, and I applaud the efforts of the Verizon Foundation for taking action, giving back to the community, and improving the quality of life for these residents," remarks Lieutenant Governor McConnell.  "It's incredibly uplifting to know that we're able to create a safety net that South Carolinians like this deserve."

The Verizon Foundation is focused on accelerating social change by using the company’s innovative technology to help solve pressing problems in education, healthcare, and energy management.  Since 2000, the Verizon Foundation has invested more than half a billion dollars to improve the communities where Verizon employees work and live.  Verizon’s employees are generous with their donations and their time, having logged more than 6.8 million hours of service to make a positive difference in their communities. For more information about Verizon’s philanthropic work, visit www.verizonfoundation.org; or for regular updates, visit the Foundation on Facebook andTwitter.

Keywords: Assisted living | Verizon | elder care

CAMPAIGN: Philanthropy

CONTENT: Press Release

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