Fan Fair

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In preparation for warmer temperatures, plans are underway for the sixth annual Fan Fair, sponsored by KIPDA Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living and Louisville Metro Office for Aging & Disabled Citizens (OADC). Monetary donations are needed to purchase electric fans to bring heat relief for local seniors and persons with physical disabilities.

Seeking Donations

Those wishing to make a monetary donation to purchase fans can mail checks made payable to KIPDA, Attn:  Fan Fair program, 11520 Commonwealth Drive, Louisville, KY 40299, postmarked by June 5, 2021. If you would like to make special arrangements for a donation or need further information, please contact Alli Woosley, Coordinator for Louisville Metro OADC at (502) 574-5092; or Jennifer Craig, Aging and Disability Resource Center Coordinator for KIPDA at (502) 266-5571.

Fan Fair Giveaway Event

The 2021 Fan Fair giveaway will be spread out at multiple locations across several days, in order to keep with CDC guidelines. Appointments are required in advance and fans will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis. More details about how to sign up to receive a fan will be posted on this webpage on or after June 1, 2021.

Qualifications and guidelines for free fans are as follows:

  • Person 60 years or older
  • Or documentation verified by a physician of a disability
  • Resident of Jefferson, Oldham, Henry, Shelby, Spencer, Trimble or Bullitt Counties
  • Proof of address and age
  • One fan per household
  • Household must not have functioning central air units

Thanks for supporting previous Fan Fairs! In 2020, over 500 fans were distributed to residents in need thanks to donations given by community organizations, churches, businesses, and private citizens. We are grateful for all of the support we have received since Fan Fair began in 2016.