As the temperature climbs outside, many homebound seniors are struggling to keep cool in houses that have no fans or air conditioning. Each year citizens from throughout the greater Portland-Vancouver area respond to this need by donating fans to help keep frail elderly neighbors comfortable during the summer heat.
Meals on Wheels People is again asking for donations of new or gently-used fans to help keep homebound seniors cool and health as temperatures are expected to exceed 90 degrees later this week.
Fans can be brought to Meals on Wheels People Central Office at 7710 SW 31st Avenue in Portland between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Some neighborhood dining centers may also be open to accept fan donations. Please check locations on our website at mowp.org and call for available hours.