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I am 74 years old and live on limited income with no savings. I would like to know if there are any grants out there I can apply for. I will be grateful if you can help me. Thanks.
i dont know about grants. but i can recommend that you shop for food at your food bank. well at least here in maryland we have different places that host shopping days. i can go and buy 35 lbs of food and spend only $7.00. they dont have everything you may need but it supplements.
just type in food bank in your browser along with your state. i type in maryland food bank.
I don't know about grants, but there are programs to help with various medical tests, reduced price food, etc.
Each city is different but check with senior citizens centers in your area and then keep on checking other places too, including newspapers. Don't assume any one person knows all that is out there.
If you have a Salvation Army near you, visit them. They should have lists of places to help you. The Salvation Army here tells you where to go for free food, help with utility bills, low cost medical care, etc.
This program "Low-income homeowners and renters assistance" is not a grant but it will help you save money on rent or your morgage.
The Homeowner and Renter assistance programs are available to low-income seniors for a once-a-year payment from the State of California. The legislature wanted to help seniors pay their housing expenses.
Senior Resource Services (SRS) wants all qualified Villagers to receive this benefit. Your total household income for 2004 must not have exceeded $39,699, including any social security benefits. You must be 62 or older, unless you are blind or disabled.
Homeowners may receive up to $472.60 per year. Renters may receive up to $347.50 per year. These amounts shrink as your reported income approaches the qualifying household income maximum.