Venice-Mar Vista Patch: City Council Urges Feds to Fund Senior Meals, Nutrition Services

When sequestration cut $1.6 million in federal funding for seniors, city officials found temporary funds to cover the cut.

Posted by Liz Spear (Editor)
Some senior citizens rely on federal funding for meals.
Some senior citizens rely on federal funding for meals.

By City News Service
The Los Angeles City Council approved a resolution Friday urging an end to federal cuts that could leave seniors without meals and nutrition services.

An across-the-board budget cut under the federal government’s sequestration program left the Los Angeles Department of Aging short of about $1.6 million in federal funding earlier this year, threatening dining center and home-delivered meals for thousands of seniors in Los Angeles.

Continue reading here: http://venice.patch.com/groups/politics-and-elections/p/city-council-urges-feds-to-fund-senior-meals-nutrition-services

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

  • LAAAC is managed by St. Barnabas Senior Services; Funded, in part, by Archstone Foundation.
  • St. Barnabas Senior Services

%d bloggers like this: