New nonprofit aiming to help elderly this winter

By Jason Evans

Staff Reporter

PICKENS — A new nonprofit group aims to make the winter a little warmer for the elderly.

Tammy Ferguson said Warmth and Comfort for the Elderly, Upstate, SC grew out of a conversation she had with her friend Danielle Parker, a registered nurse.

“I said ‘I’d love to help the elderly with some of my crochet,’” Ferguson said. “And Danielle said ‘Me too.’”

Deciding to move forward with the idea, the two friends applied for nonprofit status, which they received last week.

“It’s really taken off well,” Ferguson said. “We

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