At this time of the year many senior citizens are often focused on giving to family, friends, and others. Members of Atlanta's bridge community are also focused on giving to the less fortunate among us.
The historic University Bridge Club (UBC), the oldest duplicate bridge organization in Atlanta, held its annual Christmas party at the Adamsville Recreation Center on Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. on Dec. 14.
The party and game were given to benefit Hosea Feed the Hungry and the Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children.
More than 75 bridge players attended the event. Attendees brought non-perishable food items for "Hosea Feed the Hungry" and raised $250.00 for that organization.
Several dozen gifts of new socks and hosiery for women and children were also donated to the "Atlanta Day Shelter for Women & Children." (UBC held a benefit game this past summer and raised funds to help Morris Brown College erase its debt).
Others wishing to make contributions to Hosea Feed the Hungry may send donations to P.O. Box 4672, Atlanta, Ga. 30302. The telephone number is 404-755-3353.
Those wishing to donate to the Atlanta Day Shelter for Women & Children, can do so at 655 Ethel Street, N.W.; 404-876-2894.
The University Bridge Club meets weekly at the Quality Living Services senior facility on Danforth Rd.