This summer, it was our privilege to have Joslyn Armstrong serve as our Volunteer Coordinator. Joslyn jumped right in, coordinating our volunteer service for two Lakeland Flying Tigers’ baseball games which included a super-busy 4th of July game. She also took on the project of contacting dialysis patients who would be losing their Saturday transportation […]
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Well, the numbers are in for our Bluebird Mobility Network for 2014 and we are thrilled! ElderPoint was blessed to have over 30 volunteer drivers throughout the year who collectively logged 80,309 miles using our vehicles and their personal vehicles. Those miles represent 406 individual passengers and a total of 4423 trips! Although the majority […]
Our volunteers have been working tirelessly to renovate a mobile home by upgrading the bathroom to make it more modern and accessible for its new resident. Many people have difficulty getting in and out of a bathtub, so we enlisted the help of two professionals, a plumber and a tile contractor, to tear out the […]
Not only do our volunteer drivers stay busy, our food pantry workers are equally busy! Our numbers are in for the 3rd quarter of 2014 and they are remarkable. From July 1st through September 30, our food pantry served 9512 households! Of those households, 6162 were households headed or occupied by at least one person […]
The month of September was packed with opportunities for our volunteers. During the month, our ten volunteer drivers logged 6746 miles and over 500 hours of service! ElderPoint’s clients live throughout Polk County and our drivers graciously transported them all around Lakeland and points beyond including Auburndale, Haines City, Lake Wales, Polk City, Winter Haven, […]
WFLA reporter Rod Carter visited our food pantry in October to discuss how the government shutdown might impact our ability to provide services to thousands of senior citizens in the greater Lakeland area.