Veterans of Foreign Wars can help with benefits
Save Mart SHARES cards benefit Atwater youth
Drop off worn-out flags for proper disposal
Help for homeless pregnant women
JMJ Maternity Homes, a faith-based 501(c)3, provides homeless pregnant women with shelter, resources and support services in a nurturing Christian environment. Maternity and resident programs provide shelter and support services to facilitate prenatal and postpartum health, counseling, case management, food, clothing and more. For more information, call (209) 769-7092 or email marysmantle4jc.aol.com.
Flea and Farmers Market runs each Saturday
The Merced Flea and Farmers Market runs every Saturday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. behind the fairgrounds, 900 G St. EBT is accepted.
Free legal services offered to seniors
Central California Legal Services Inc. and Merced County provide free legal services to seniors. Clients must live in Merced County, be 60-plus years old and a U.S. citizen. Appointments are available in Dos Palos, Livingston, Los Banos, Atwater and Merced. For more information, call (209) 385-7550.
Help the Castle Air Museum Foundation
Eyeglasses, hearing aids accepted at many spots
The Merced Breakfast Lions Club maintains a series of drop-off locations for used and unused prescription eyeglasses or hearing aids. Drop them off at the offices of Drs. David Baba, Paul Smith or Jeffrey Lee; the Save Mart at Olive and G streets; or the optical department at Costco. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.mercedbreakfastlionsclub.org.