News & Information

News & Information

New Van!

                ElderPoint has a new van! We will take delivery of our brand new wheelchair accessible van on Wednesday, October 8. Having two vans equipped to transport our wheelchair clients allows us to assist even more seniors in our area. We are thrilled to be partnering with volunteer [...]

By |October 7, 2014|Categories: blog, In the News|

ElderPoint Ministries Wins State Award

Pictured are: Pat Gruber (ElderPoint), Ellen Simms (ElderPoint), Jan Parham (FDOT), Michelle Peronto (FDOT), Jane Hammond (ElderPoint), Robin Nowell (ElderPoint), Paul Simmons (FDOT), Heather McElwee (Polk County Transit), Gwen Johnson (Polk County Transit) This recognition is for ElderPoint’s Bluebird Mobility Network, a network of volunteers that provides transportation to elderly, disabled and otherwise [...]

By |August 12, 2014|Categories: blog, In the News|

Thank You to Our Donors

2013 has been an incredible year for us. Thanks to donations from numerous individuals and foundations, we have fed tens of thousands of Polk County’s elderly citizens and driven them to and from medical and other appointments they otherwise may not have been able to get to. Recently we received generous donations from the Winn [...]

By |December 31, 2013|Categories: blog|Tags: , |

Mark Your Calendars for the 5th Annual Brewz Crewz Event

Our next Brewz Crewz Craft Beer Festival is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014. Check out how your attendance of this charity event supports our elderly residents of greater Lakeland. This is a story that WFLA reporter Rod Carter did last year. Stay tuned for information on how to purchase tickets for next year's festival! [...]

By |December 17, 2013|Categories: blog, events, In the News|Tags: , , , , |

Food Pantry Sees Client Numbers Increase after SNAP Cuts- Video

Private groups and organizations who try to assist the elderly by providing food have seen an increase in the number of people who seek their services, particularly since Nov. 1 when SNAP cuts took effect. That is true for us here at ElderPoint Ministries and the food pantry we operate in collaboration with St. David's [...]

By |December 16, 2013|Categories: blog, In the News|Tags: , , , , |
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