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Posted on: June 12, 2019

[ARCHIVED] coming to Greenburgh- free rides for seniors--please complete survey

EXCITING NEWS RIDE CONNECT INTERESTEED IN OFFERING FREE TRANSPORTATION SERVICES TO GREENBURGH RESIDENTS!

HOWEVER, THEY WANT YOU TO COMPLETE AN INTEREST SURVEY FIRST…

AND ARE LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS


Ride Connect is an amazing organization. They offer volunteer transportation services to older adults age 60+ in Westchester. And, they are interested in expanding the program for residents of Greenburgh.

Info about the organization can be found on www.RideConnectWestchester.org. Free services include:

Providing transportation to and from client appointments

Drivers are vetted

72% of drivers are between ages of 50-70.

A ride connect bus provides weekly shopping excursions to various locales.


WHERE DOES RIDE CONNECT DRIVE SENIORS TO????

Banking/hair appointments

Employmenet

Grocery shopping/malls/restaurants

House of worship

Medical and dental appointments

Veterinary appointments,

Voting

Westchester airport


PLEASE COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING SURVEY. Would you be interested in this service if it is available? Would you like to volunteer.

PAUL FEINER


RideConnect, a program of Family Services of Westchester, operates a shopping bus in certain areas of the county and is researching possible expansion to the Greenburgh area. Please complete this short questionnaire and return to Paul Feiner by June 21st.

Comfortable 11-Person Vehicle - Experienced Driver


Trips to Grocery Stores, Malls and More

Must be 60 years of age and older

Services a re free, donations are always accepted


1) Would this service be valuable to you?


______Yes

______No

2) Which day of the week do you prefer?


______Monday

______Tuesday

______Wednesday

______Thursday

______Friday


3) What time of day do you prefer?


______Morning

______Afternoon


Call for Volunteers

Can you spare a little time to make a difference in the life of an older adult? RideConnect is currently seeking volunteers who are willing to provide occasional rides to older adults, age 60+, who live in Westchester County but are no longer driving. These rides enable our clients to remain active in their communities and to continue to lead fulfilling lives. If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a volunteer driver, please contact Marietta C. Manoni at (914) 242-7433. We are happy to work with your schedule. Hours are flexible.

Please consider giving the gift of mobility and independence.

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