**Items to be collected Oct. 24 through Dec. 15; collection bins located in Bankers Hill, Chula Vista, El Cajon, and Encinitas**

San Diego, Calif. (Nov. 2, 2020) – St. Paul’s PACE, a program that cares for San Diego’s most frail and low-income seniors, is hosting their annual St. Paul’s Essential Needs Drive (SPEND), which kicked off on Oct. 24 – Make a Difference Day – and runs through Dec. 15. Each year, the drive is meant to encourage San Diegans to donate essential need items or small gifts to seniors in need.

St. Paul’s PACE cares for low income and frail seniors; through this drive, San Diegans are called to help too! The program works with more than 1,000 seniors and the goal is to provide essential need items and fall/winter items this holiday season to all participants.

For more information, visit www.stpaulseniors.org/spend/.

To make a cash donation, please visit www.StPaulsSeniors.org. For more information on St. Paul’s PACE, please call 1 (833) PACE NOW or visit www.StPaulsPACE.org.

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About St. Paul’s PACE

St. Paul’s Senior Services is a mission driven San Diego non-profit and full service retirement provider, offering Independent, Assisted Living, and Skilled Nursing communities, child and senior day care programs, and a Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). St. Paul’s PACE supports seniors so they can continue to live independently at home by providing in-home care, transportation, and personalized medical services. Seniors who are over 55 years of age, with chronic medical conditions that make it difficult to live at home, qualify. For more information on St. Paul’s PACE, please visit www.StPaulsPACE.org  or call 1(833) PACE NOW.