If Only... A gift fulfillment program for older adults with limited financial resources
If only I had the opportunity to…. All the “if onlys” older adults think about, hoping to do something but waiting for the right time. Suddenly the right time has slipped away and the opportunity to do something presents more of a challenge because of physical limitations or lack of financial resources.
If Only… is a gift fulfillment program created using the proceeds from a generous gift by Mr. O. Moser, a former resident of Forsyth County. Working together with businesses in Forsyth County, the program is managed through the Department of Social Services (DSS) in coordination with an advisory committee consisting of community volunteers.
The “If Only” Program will consider requests from applicants who meet the following requirements:
To begin the application process, you will need to send the following:
The Program is unable to grant the following types of requests:
A completed application, including personal letter, and application form should be mailed to the If Only... Program at the address listed below. Incomplete applications cannot be considered.
If Only... Program
Department of Social Services
741 N. Highland Avenue
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
All requests will be reviewed by the Advisory Committee. If your request is approved, a representative from DSS will contact you regarding the decision and will help to make the arrangements for your request.
If you need more information, please contact Diane Wimmer.