Georgetown, TX, June 15, 2018 June marks Family Eldercare’s 28th Annual Summer Fan Drive. Family Eldercare provides fans to vulnerable seniors, adults with disabilities, at risk veterans and families who cannot afford to cool their homes across 14 Central Texas Counties. Each year, The Caring Place in Georgetown, Texas takes part in this initiative by being a distribution site for local neighbors in need.
The Caring Place Programs & Services department will have fans available June 13 – July 13 from 8:30 a.m to 4:00 p.m. at 2001 Railroad Avenue. Programs and Services is also open 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. on Thursdays for employed individuals. To receive a fan individuals must be income eligible and over 55 or they must be disabled, receiving disability benefits or be in a household with children under 18. Neighbors will need to bring photo ID, proof of income and proof of residence. If you have questions about eligibility, please call The Caring Place Programs & Services at 512-943-0700 or the Family Eldercare Summer Fan Drive line at 512-459-4326.
If you are interested in donating fans this summer, Family Eldercare states you can drop fans off at Fire Stations in Georgetown, Round Rock, San Marcos and other locations. You can find more information about this program at www.summerfandrive.org.
ABOUT THE CARING PLACE:
Since 1985, The Caring Place has provided basic human services for families in financial crisis in Georgetown and northern Williamson County. Through two thrift shops, The Shops at The Caring Place and Second Helping, both in Georgetown, the organization is able to pay for the operating expenses to serve a growing community in need. All monetary and food donations benefit neighbors needing food, utility, rent, transportation or medical assistance. The Caring Place is a community-based, community-supported organization, working to improve the quality of life for every client. For more information on The Caring Place visit www.caringplacetx.org.