THE SENIOR LIFE FOUNDATION INC Overview
Geographic areas served: Duval County, FL
To respond rapidly to low income seniors who are faced with a crisis so they can remain in their own home or apartment and live out the winter of their lives in dignity and independence. We do this by developing community and corporate sponsors to raise funds and by channeling those funds to at-home seniors in crisis and occasionally to local organizations which most effectively help seniors stay in their homes.
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We provide almost same day response to seniors 60 and over with a household income of $1,000 a month for one or $1,100 for two. Our newest programis focused on reducing electric bills for seniors by purchasing and installing energy efficient refridgerators, stoves, window a/c units etc. Many low ... more »
I serve as a Board member and volunteer for this all volunteer organization. It is so rewarding to be in a position to assist our low income seniors in their time of emergency need. I have served as a phone volunteer and have been able to assist first hand seniors with much needed medications, ... more »
THIS ORGANIZATION IS UNIQUE. IT IS THE ONLY ONE IN FLORIDA AND PERHAPS IN THE US TO OUR KNOWLEDGE. ALL VOLUNTEERS ARE EMPOWERED TO MAKE THEIR OWN DECISONS TO HELP LOW-INCOME SENIORS THROUGH A CRISIS. THEY HAVE A FEW BROAD PARAMETERS TO WORK WITHIN.NO APPROVAL PROCESS. SENIORS IN CRISIS ARE HELPED ... more »