The awarding of this grant will enable us to purchase much needed equipment to help with our safety as well as the safety of others. We purchased safety equipment to protect us while preforming extrication duties with the jaws of life equipment. We purchased safety signs (warning f accident ahead) this will help make the entire scene safer for all responders. We purchased a winch for the truck to help in extreme conditions in case a vehicle is off an embankment and we purchased a cordless sawzall to help with removing parts of the vehicle without having to use electrical power.
Selma PAL After School Enrichment Program is based on the premise that children and teen want a safe after school environment where they can participate in enjoyable and productive activities is a supportive setting. PAL incorporates proven strategies that strengthen protection factors and promote positive and productive behavior and attitudes.
Our project provides food on a monthly basis to low income persons that live in Dallas County, Perry and Wilcox Counties who live in a food insecure areas of Alabama. They are given nutritious food to feed their families on a monthly basis.
This project was to purchase seating for the shooting houses and tree stands on the Iron Horse Farm property where the St. Michael Iron Horse Charity events occur. These are used during the events for disabled veterans and 1st responders who attend different events during the year at St. Michaels Iron Horse Charities/Iron Horse Farm
As part of a national aging network, Alabama Tombigbee Area Agency on Aging provides many services to the senior and disabled population of Choctaw, Clarke, Conecuh, Dallas, Marengo, Monroe, Perry, Sumter, Washington and Wilcox counties. We strive to reach older individuals with the greatest economic and social needs with particular attention given to low-income minority elders, individuals with limited English proficiency, individuals with disabilities, individuals at risk of institutional placement, and individuals residing in rural areas. The Area Agency on Aging advocates for seniors and helps them plan and manage their lives through a system of home and community-based services to maintain a lifetime of independence and dignity.
The SenioRx program is a prescription assistance program offered by the Area Agency on Aging. The goal of SenioRx is to assist qualified individuals to obtain free or low-cost brand name prescriptions from pharmaceutical companies. Those who qualify must be 55 years of age or older or disabled, with no prescription drug coverage and having a chronic medical condition. They must also meet specific income limits. Persons with insurance coverage who fall into the Medicare Part D coverage gap may also qualify for the program.