Senator Reverend Diaz Plans Surprise Visits to Senior Centers with Thanksgiving Gifts

 

REVISED


PRESS RELEASE


November 13, 2011


For Immediate Release


Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz


New York State Senator Reverend Diaz (D-Bronx) will be making surprise visits to twenty-three senior citizen centers between November 14 – November 23 to distribute 1,500 Thanksgiving gift cards worth $10 each to senior citizen at the centers when he arrives. These gift cards have been sponsored by Senator Diaz and Access Medicare.


"During the next two weeks, I will visit 23 senior citizen centers unannounced and all seniors who are present will receive a gift card to help them purchase their Thanksgiving meals," stated Senator Reverend Diaz. "At Thanksgiving we count all of our blessings, and our senior citizens who are our parents, our aunts, our uncles, our neighbors and our friends are at the top of the list to thank God for being part of our lives."


Senator Reverend Diaz will visit the following 23 Bronx senior citizen centers:


1. Sue Ginsberg Senior Center – 975 Waring Avenue


2. RAIN Boston Road Senior Center – 2424 Boston Road


3. Castle Hill Senior Center – 625 Castle Hill Aven


4. Mechler Hall Senior Center – 2158 Watson Avenue


5. Soundview Presbyterian Senior Center – 760 Soundview Avenue


6. Bronx River Senior Center – 1619 East 174th Street


7. James Monroe Senior Center – 1776 Story Avenue


8. Soundview Senior Center – 1624 Seward Avenue


9. Glebe Senior Center – 2125 Glebe Avenue


10. RAIN Parkchester Senior Center – 1380 Metropolitan Avenue


11. Young Israel of Parkchester – 1379 White Plains Road


12. St Paul Senior Center – 1891 McGraw Avenue


13. Morrisania Air Rights Senior Center – 3135 Park Avenue


14. Douglas Leon Senior Center – 735 East 152nd Street


15. Maria Isabel Senior Center – 787 East 149th Street


16. E.R. Moore Senior Center – 515 Jackson Avenue


17. Casa Boricua Senior Center – 910 East 172nd Street


18. Erma Cava Senior Center – 887 Southern Boulevard


19. Pio Mendez Senior Center – 1291 Lafayette Avenue


20. Melrose Senior Center – 372 East 152nd Street


21. Andrew Jackson Senior Center – 325 East 156th Street


22. HOGAR Senior Center – 920 Prospect Avenue


23. Davidson Senior Center – 950 Union Avenue #1