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News & Information

Our Volunteers are Busy-Part 2, Our Food Pantry

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 [...]

By |October 10, 2014|Categories: blog, In the News, Uncategorized|

Our Volunteers are Busy-Part 1, Our Drivers

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, [...]

By |October 9, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

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: , |
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