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Phoenix Honors Residents for Volunteer EffortsPhoenix Honors Residents for Volunteer Efforts<div class="ExternalClassC8030B230BD4471D8A4BACB6E1D4ECD3"><p>More than 350 volunteers were honored today for the time and services they provided in the past year at the city's 15 Human Services Department senior centers.</p><p>This year, senior volunteers logged 130,590 hours, equaling $3,012,711 worth of services.   Through the city's senior programs, volunteers provide support services for older adults such as greeting participants, serving meals, assisting office staff, facilitating activities and planning trips.</p><p>"The volunteers who work with our seniors make Phoenix stronger in so many ways that we can really never thank them enough," said Mayor Greg Stanton.  "They give of themselves and ask nothing in return.  But it's important to recognize their efforts and let them know how much their work and dedication to helping others means to the City."  </p><p>The city's senior centers provide people 60 years and older and adults with disabilities with services, including nutrition programs; congregate meals; home-delivered meals; educational opportunities; recreation and social activities; information, referral and advocacy; and transportation.  A calendar of events is available at each center.</p><p>The luncheon was hosted by the city's Human Services Department and organized with non-city funds.  For more information about the city's senior programs, call 602-262-7379 or visit phoenix.gov/seniorservices.</p><p><img src="/Media%20Assets/IMG_0648.JPG" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:340px;height:257px;" /> </p></div>12/10/2015 9:00:00 PMAlejandro Montiel, 602-534-3443Senior Programs602-262-7379