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Update at 2:45 p.m.: An exciting update on the total raised so far for the Sierra Senior Providers Meals on Wheels program after a radiothon was held this morning on The New Star 92.7. The total as of this afternoon is $123,455! That includes a $25,000 match donated by Sonora Area Foundation. Donations are still being taken at the Senior Center in Sonora by calling 209-533-2622. Clarke Broadcasting thanks all of those in the community for once again opening their wallets and giving so generously to this critical program for seniors. Further details on the program can be viewed below.

Original post at 6:09 a.m. written by BJ Hansen: Sonora, CA — A radiothon for the Sierra Senior Providers Meals on Wheels program is coming up this morning on The New Star 92.7.

Sierra Senior Providers, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization established in 1996, operates the Meals on Wheels program. It provides home-delivered meals weekly to qualified Tuolumne County residents ages 60 and older who are unable to drive, shop or cook safely and consistently.

The meals promote health by providing a third of the necessary daily calories, and moreover, each meal delivery involves social interaction – perhaps the only contact some seniors have all day – and an opportunity for drivers to check on seniors’ safety.

Tune into the on-air fundraiser running from 9am-11am on the New Star 92.7.