Park and Recreation Offers Free Fans to Seniors for Summer 2024

A box fan lying in a grass field

Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation is helping local seniors and adults who receive disability income stay cool this summer by offering free box fans.

Beginning Thursday, June 20, at 9 a.m., Mecklenburg County residents 60 years and older and adults ages 18 to 59 who receive disability income can register to pick up a fan. Registration will be available online or by calling one of the eight pickup locations. Fans will be available for pickup starting June 26 at these locations:

Walk-up requests will not be accepted. Fans are limited to one per person. When picking up a fan, an individual must show a valid driver’s license or state ID providing proof of age and a current Mecklenburg County address. 

Fans are provided through a grant from Duke Energy Carolinas.