Posts Tagged ‘Audio/Video’

ITNAmerica Finalist in Competition

November 17, 2014

 abc* Foundation Continuity Forum Logo

ITNAmerica is one of 23 finalists lined up to present before the abc* Foundation Continuity Forum, an event for leaders implementing smart, sustainable and replicable solutions to large-scale problems. ITN Founder and President Katherine Freund will deliver a proposal for a National Volunteer Driver Campaign at the forum in Miami on Nov. 13 and 14.

From the 23 presentations, abc* will select three winners to receive $100,000 each and two years of marketing and communications support to design and launch their program. If selected, ITN’s program would be supported by a full-time national coordinator position to be able to increase rides for our senior and visually impaired customers by increasing volunteer driver recruitment, retention, and rewards programming.

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Stories from war: honoring our veterans

November 12, 2014

Stories from war: honoring our veterans

Bronze star recipient Major Harold Jellison discusses his experience as a marine during the war and earning the bronze star.

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ITNGreaterSanDiego helps retired Major pursue his passion for teaching piano

November 11, 2014

ITNGreaterSanDiego helps retired Major pursue his passion for teaching piano videoITNGreaterSanDiego will honor member rider Major Hal Jellison as part of a special Veteran’s Day Family Fundraiser celebration in San Diego this evening. Major Jellison is a US Marine Corps combat veteran who served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam over a 26-year military career. He was nominated for the Silver Star and received a Bronze Star with Valor. In his post-military career, Major Jellison earned his Ph.D. in Psychology and has taught music for more than 35 years – a passion that ITNGreaterSanDiego helps him continue at age 88.

In honor of all of the Veterans that ITN proudly supports with pursuing their passions in communities around the nation, please enjoy this video from ITNGreaterSanDiego about Major Hal Jellison.

ITN featured on AARP’s Inside E Street

June 17, 2013

This episode focuses on the increase in older Americans deciding to ‘age-in-place’ which has left many communities adapting to their ever-changing needs.

More and more Americans are choosing to retire close to home, and with that choice comes the added concern of mobility. Limited funding from the federal government is forcing state and local governments, as well as many nonprofits, to come up with ways to help keep citizens on the move.

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Does the aging population cause concern for traffic fatalities? [ITNMetroDetroit]

December 26, 2012

Lori Fidler, Executive Director of ITNMetroDetroit appears on Comcast Newsmakers to talk about the importance of transportation for seniors. For more information, please visit www.itnmetrodetroit.org

Need for Volunteer Senior Drivers Growing on the Westside [ITNGreaterLA] [video]

December 6, 2012

The Independent Transportation Network of Greater Los Angeles only has nine drivers servicing Westside seniors unable to drive on their own, and demand is increasing. Watch the video below.

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Ashoka Fellow Katherine Freund on dignified transportation for seniors

October 26, 2012

Trooper’s actions spark discussion on elderly drivers

October 11, 2012

The lack of alternate transportation is cited as one the biggest reasons seniors are reluctant to give up driving. ITN is the only program of its kind in the state and it operates only within a 15-mile radius of Portland.

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Interview featuring Laura Dake of ITNBluegrass, describing how ITN works and the benefits of using the ITN

June 4, 2012

Check out ITNSarasota’s YouTube Video. They need your financial support to keep providing rides.

March 30, 2012