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 .

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