LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Temperatures are starting to rise across Kentucky and many will be needing fans to help them get through the summer months.
Louisville's Office of Resilience and Community Services will be able to help provide relief for some of the city's elderly and those with disabilities.
“Our partners, organizations and citizen have stepped up once again to provide fans for the Louisville community,” stated Alli Woosley, coordinator for the OADC, part of the city’s Office of Resilience and Community Services.
To be eligible for the Fan Fair giveaway certain qualifications and guidelines must be met and are as follows:
- Person 60 years of age or older
- Or documentation verified by a physician of a disability
- A resident of Jefferson, Oldham, Henry, Shelby, Spencer, Trimble or Bullitt Counties
- Proof of address and age
- One fan per household
- Household must not have functional central air conditioning
Beginning Wednesday, June 16, if you meet the qualifications you can call one of the listed sites to find out how to receive a fan. Fans will be given out beginning Monday, June 21 and you will need an appointment in advance.
- First Neighborhood Place (40219); 502-313-4700
- Cane Run Neighborhood Place (40216); 502-485-6810
- South Central Neighborhood Place (40215); 502-485-7130
- Ujima Neighborhood Place (40211); 502-485-6710
- South Jefferson Neighborhood Place (40258); 502-363-1424
- Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place (40210); 502-634-6050
- KIPDA (40299); 502-266-5571
- Tri-County Community Action Agency (Henry County, Oldham, Trimble Counties): 502-222-1349
- Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency (Bullitt, Shelby, Spencer Counties): 502-633-7162
Neighborhood Place sites will be closed on Friday, June 18, in observance of the Juneteenth holiday.
Fan Fair is an annual event sponsored by KIPDA Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living and Louisville Metro Office for Aging & Disabled Citizens (OADC). The Fan Fair/fan giveaway event is now in its 6th year.
Fan supplies are limited and will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.