Some facts about the Fan Club

Organization

 

A community based group of volunteers in the nine county Rochester area


Origin

Founded by Maria Friske,  August 2016


Accomplishments

Distribution of over fans to senior citizens residing who lacked them during heat wave of Summer 2016  

 

Demographic Facts

 

110,000

people are age 45 -55 in Monroe County


16%

(almost 44,000) seniors live below poverty level

 

274,000

in Monroe County age 60+


43%

of all of these seniors live alone


Seniors aged 60 – 84 grew by 31% from 2000 to 2014