Archive for July, 2014

Giving someone a ride is so much more than that

July 25, 2014

[Cedar Street Times]

Giving someone a ride is so much more than that

Schrage becomes volunteer for ITN

July 25, 2014

Robert Schrage is the newest Kentucky volunteer for ITNGreaterCincinnati, a nonprofit agency that provides transportation to members over the age of 60 and visually impaired adults.

Schrage first became interested in ITNGC several months ago when the agency began offering rides in Northern Kentucky. He gave his first ride on June 22 taking Mr. and Mrs. Charles Obel of Latonia to Runyan Memorial Christian Church.

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Driving service in Tucson area needs volunteers

July 10, 2014

Volunteer drivers are needed for a Tucson organization that provides door-to-door rides to anyone over 60 as well as for people with visual impairments.

More than 60 people have signed up with iTNGreaterTucson since it started here last September as part of a national nonprofit. Katherine Freund founded iTNAmerica 20 years ago in Portland, Maine, after her 3-year-old son was hit by an elderly man who had dementia.

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Heart Of The Matter

July 1, 2014

MediiTN Greater Tucson Is Going Places

ITNGreaterTucson is a non-profit transportation service for seniors and visually impaired adults in the Tucson metropolitan area.

The local affiliate of ITNAmerica was established in September of last year and is now one of 25 national affiliates that serve communities across the nation. Initiated in Portland, Maine, in 1996 by Katherine Freund, the ITN concept pairs volunteer drivers with nondriving seniors in order to preserve dignity and independence for seniors while encouraging safer roads for everyone.

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