Park employees maintain connections to seniors with care bags

News Advisory

April 7, 2020

Media Contact: Andrea Hawkins, (817) 994-2498

This week, city park employees are delivering 1,000 care bags to Dallas senior adults

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Note to Media: For route/delivery times and staff interviews, contact Andrea Hawkins at (817) 994-2498/

(DALLAS) - Dallas Park and Recreation Department is providing Dallas' most treasured residents with care packages.

This week, staff from the department's senior adult program are going to the doorsteps of area seniors to drop off goody bags filled with healthy snacks, sanitizer, water, coloring books, and other needed items.

From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today through Friday, April 10, employees are going through designated Dallas neighborhoods on DART vans to deliver the bags. 

More than 1,000 bags will be delivered at the end of this week. 

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Maintaining social connections with seniors as well as encouraging physical distancing, park employees are leaving care bags on doors of Dallas seniors.