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The Lowcountry Senior Network (LSN) is proud to host the 5th Annual Holiday Harvest Gala to support the Meals on Wheels of Charleston

November 10, 2021

As the need for senior nutrition continues to rise, Charleston networking group keeps pushing on
The Lowcountry Senior Network (LSN) is proud to host the 5th Annual Holiday Harvest Gala to support the Meals
on Wheels of Charleston on November 19th from 6:00 – 10:00 pm at the Cooper River Room in Mt. Pleasant’s
Memorial Waterfront Park.
Since 2016 the Holiday Harvest Gala has raised nearly $56,000, helping the program provide meal delivery
services to the 700 seniors PER DAY in the Charleston area. This fundraising event was conceived by members of
LSN – the Lowcountry’s premier networking organization committed to providing quality services to seniors,
caregivers, and adult children – as a response to the staggering number of individuals in the area that were on
the waiting list to receive Meals on Wheels services. Even as the pandemic rolls on, meal deliveries have
continued without interruption despite uncertain times, and LSN wants to ensure that they will be sustained.
Meals on Wheels of Charleston, a Charleston Area Senior Citizens (CASC) program, not only provides a nutritious
meal, but also a friendly visit and a safety check that helps keep over 700 seniors living independently in their
own homes from the Cooper River to the Edisto. Funds raised by the gala directly allow the program to
continue these services as the need continues to grow.
Event tickets are intentionally priced at $55, which allows one couple ($110) to feed a Meals on Wheels client
for an entire month. Your ticket includes live music from Not So Serious, open bar, a raffle ticket for a drawing
of an assortment of custom gift baskets ($100 value and up), silent auction items, and the breathtaking views of
the Cooper River Bridge. The heart of this fundraiser is centered around feeding people, and we are already
hungry thinking about the rosemary bone in chicken with Dijon thyme sauce, braised short ribs with red wine
demi glaze, BBQ pork slider bar, grilled assorted vegetables, including rainbow carrots, Brussel sprouts, squash
& zucchini with a fig balsamic glaze – just to name a few tasty options available from Foodies this year.
We are very thankful to Mutual of Omaha: Steve Martindale for being the 2021 Presenting Sponsor! Thank you
to Essential Medical Supplies, LLC, Franke at Seaside, and Dottie’s Pharmacy for their support as “Protein”
sponsors, as well as Aging Life Care Association – Southeast Chapter, Custom Care Carriage, Humana, MUSC
Center on Aging, Sandpiper Courtyard and Sandpiper Village, BrightStar Care of Charleston, and South Bay at
Mount Pleasant for their support as “Spice” sponsors.
Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.lowcountrysn.com or at the door.
Video: https://youtu.be/8YTQivW6DPU, https://youtu.be/lflgp9o3XxQ
Photos: https://saltwashedphotography.smugmug.com/Events-NonProfit/Holiday-Harvest-Gala-19/

Kelly Franklin, MUSC
Kelly Franklin
(704) 807-3328