SUPPORTED BY COMMUNITY PARTNERS

Kern County's most vulnerable population, our "seniors", utilize local senior centers during the extreme heat to attempt to stay cool. Senior nutrition sites serving as cooling centers open only when temps exceed 105 locally!  Other locations used to escape the hot temperatures are still closed due to COVID-19, or very slowly beginning to open, but are discouraging gethering in large groups for extended lengths of time.  These closures can be physically devastating for our seniors, many with severe health issues (respiratory, heart conditions and more), putting them at dramatic risk for complications caused by the heat and their inability to remain cool.  Limited income levels , taken into consideration, also force them to choose carefully the amount of time they can use their in-home air conditioners or swamp coolers .  Fans are essential to their well-being!!!!

MORE THAN 400 FANS WERE DISTRIBUTED THIS YEAR TO LOCAL SENIORS!

19th Annual

Keep Kern County Cool Fan Drive 

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

YOU make a difference!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!!!

(MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER - NO EXCEPTIONS PLEASE)

FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency), has chosen Kern County as a COVID-19 testing "super site".  

We are looking for VOLUNTEERS to support this site which will be at the 

KERN COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS

beginning

Tuesday, July 28th, and continue for 12-14 days.

This will be a DRIVE-THRU site and we are looking for

GENERAL VOLUNTEERS 

who will be NOT be involved in the actual testing.

The primary need will be for VOLUNTEERS to assist with

DIRECTING TRAFFIC and RUNNING ERRANDS ONSITE.

Operating hours are currently scheduled for 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.

YOU MUST REGISTER PRIOR TO SERVING AS A VOLUNTEER.

Please do not "show-up" without pre-registering!

CALL 661-395-9787 To REGISTER!  

THANK YOU FOR MAKING THIS YEAR'S

KEEP KERN COUNTY COOL FAN DRIVE A SUCCESS!!!

USE OUR DONATE BUTTON NOW!!!!

The Volunteer Center of Kern County continues to address the needs of our community's most vulnerable populations!  We need your support to continue this valuable work!

CALL our office at 395-9787 and we will process your donation by credit card or debit card.

MAIL checks made out to 

Volunteer Center  

to 1311 Eye Street

Bakersfield, CA  93301