News 12 at 6 o'clock / Friday, June 29, 2012
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Area ministries are helping low-income families stay cool by giving out free fans.
"I'm slow and tired," said Robert Rowe, who does not have air conditioning in his home. "It can eat up most of your income right there when it gets too hot and you try to run the air conditioning."
Thankfully, the fans in his home do give him some relief from the scorching temperatures.
Melissa Wheeler with Action Ministries knows just how important fans are for low-income seniors and families.
"I think a fan can mean a matter of life or death for someone who does not have air conditioning," Wheeler said.
Here are a few local ministries giving fans to those in need:
All of the ministries are in need of more fans because of the high demand. If you would like to donate a fan, please stop by at any of the above ministries.