The Salvation Army has kicked off its annual "Beat the Heat" campaign.
The program allows people in need across the Tennessee Valley to get free fans for their homes. Kimberly George with the Salvation Army says many families are already struggling and helping them through this program makes a difference in their well being. She says anyone can contribute.
The program lasts throughout the month of June. Fans are available for pick up every Friday at the Salvation Army's Chattanooga warehouse.
Fans can also be picked up in the following areas on the day designated:.
Walker County Walker County Convention Center 1054 N. Hwy 27 Rock Springs, GA, Monday June 9th, 9 AM - 12 PM
Marion County 204 West 3rd Street South Pittsburg, TN Monday, June 16th 9 AM - 12 PM CST
To apply for a free fan you need to have the following information:
Picture ID for person applying
Proof of income for everyone in the household
Food stamp award letter
Families First award letter
Proof of address, either a utility bill in your name, or 2 pieces of current mail