Seeking volunteer drivers
East Windsor - posted Sep, 04 2013
EAST WINDSOR - What if you could make a big difference in someone’s life in just two hours a week? You can save seniors and the visually impaired from isolation in their homes. Become a volunteer driver for the Independent Transportation Network™/North Central Connecticut. The primary goal of ITNNorthCentralConnecticut™ is to enable seniors and visually impaired persons who no longer drive to maintain their freedom, independence and dignity. Those who wish to utilize the service will pay an annual membership fee of $40. Ride charges during the day are a $4 pickup fee and $1 per mile. In return, they will enjoy peace of mind knowing that a clean, private car and safe, experienced driver are available to them around the clock, 365-days-a-year, and that they do not have to ask for favors, plan around the schedules of others, use public tax dollars, travel in groups, or make their way to a pick-up point to reach their destination. Mileage for drivers is reimbursed. Applications for membership or to become a volunteer driver are now available on the website www.itnnorthcentralct.org. For additional information, call Margaret Smith Hale, executive director, at 860-758-7833 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.