SOWEGA Council on Aging raises $30k for senior hunger

SOWEGA Council on Aging raises $30k for senior hunger
Published: Aug. 26, 2022 at 12:42 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 26, 2022 at 5:53 PM EDT
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ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - The Sowega Council on Aging raised over $30,000 at their Comedy Night to combat senior hunger in Southwest Georgia.

The annual event was held on Aug. 25. it’s one of Sowega’s highlight fundraising events.

All proceeds benefit the Home Delivered Meals program that serves over 150,000 hot, nutritious meals to food insecure seniors across fourteen counties.

Ty Barnett of America’s Got Talent, Last Comic Standing, The Tonight Show and Comedy Central Presents was there to provide entertainment.

Ty Barnett met with thirty students from the Boys & Girls Club of Albany to share his message...
Ty Barnett met with thirty students from the Boys & Girls Club of Albany to share his message of success.(SOWEGA)

Barnett also met with thirty students from the Boys & Girls Club of Albany to share his message of success.

Anyone who would like to donate to the Home Delivered Meals program can click here.