As Summer Heats Up, Community Partners Help Seniors Cool Down with Donated Fans
‘Cool Corpus Christi’ Annual Fan Drive is May 25–June 15
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department’s Senior Community Services, in collaboration with Mayor’s Council on Aging, WellMed and Grande Communications, will present the 9th Annual ‘Cool Corpus Christi’ fan drive. The citywide fan collection will benefit senior citizens in need of a cooling system to provide relief from the summer heat. The goal is to collect 200 fans.
The ‘Cool Corpus Christi’ fan drive will take place May 25–June 15, 2018. Join us for the kick-off event on Friday, May 25, 2018 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at the Greenwood Senior Center, 4040 Greenwood Drive.
Homebound seniors and elderly persons identified in need at senior centers, Corpus Christi Housing Authority and through Adult Protective Services will receive collected fans. More than 100 fans were collected last year and distributed within the Corpus Christi area. Monetary donations will also be accepted to purchase fans.
Persons may donate 16" to 20" box or standing oscillating fans and/or monetary donations to a location listed below:
Grande Communications 6441 Saratoga Blvd., Corpus Christi, Texas 78414
Lindale Senior Center 3135 Swantner St., Corpus Christi, Texas 78404
Greenwood Senior Center 4040 Greenwood Drive, Corpus Christi, Texas 78414
Garden Senior Center 5325 Greely Dr., Corpus Christi, Texas 78412
Ethel Eyerly Senior Center 654 Graham Rd., Corpus Christi, Texas 78418
WellMed at Six Points 1661 S. Staples St., #160, Corpus Christi, Texas 78404
WellMed Shoreline 1215 Santa Fe St., Corpus Christi, Texas 78404
WellMed at Northwest Blvd. 13725 NW Blvd., Suite A, Corpus Christi, Texas 78410
WellMed at Wooldridge 5846 Wooldridge Rd., Corpus Christi, Texas 78414
WellMed at Morgan 2922 Morgan Ave., Corpus Christi, TX 78405
WellMed at South Alameda 3262 S. Alameda St., Corpus Christi, TX 78404
WellMed at Crosstown 2634 Gollihar Rd., Suite C, Corpus Christi, TX 78415
WellMed at Cabaniss Field 3434 Saratoga Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78415
South Coast Family Medicine 4458 S. Staples St., Corpus Christi, TX 78411
For more information about the fan drive, please contact Superintendent Lisa Oliver at (361) 826-3150 or LisaO@cctexas.com .
For more information about the wide variety of programs and services offered by the Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department, please visit www.ccparkandrec.com. We invite you to Live. Learn. Play!