Volunteers Helping Jefferson County residentslive independently
Our mission is to support independent living in our community by working in partnership with volunteers and community organizations in East Jefferson County. Helping is our Middle Name.
Volunteers provide services free-of-charge to individuals who are referred to ECHHO. Services include:
~ Travel to medical appointments ~
~ Shopping and errands ~
~ Loans of medical equipment ~
WHO WE SERVE
Jefferson County has the largest percentage of senior citizens in Washington State, and the 9th most in the United States, with over 5,000 households (42%) with people over 65. We have helped people from age 1 to 106!
Summary of 2018 SERVICES
People Served 1,345
Number of Volunteers 97
Volunteer Hours 5,374
Rides to Medical Appointments: 1,539
Volunteer Miles Driven 89,988
Medical Equipment Loaned 2,258