It remained open from 9 AM to 3 PM weekdays and 9AM to noon on Saturdays.
85 office volunteers staffed the house, two for each three-hour shift.
18 new office volunteers were trained.
Medical Equipment continued to be maintained and made available for loan at no charge to PebbleCreek residents. A total of 641 pieces were loaned out
AARP Smart Drivers’ Classes were offered virtually due to COVID -19.
CPR/AED Training was offered 4 times with 76 attendees being certified.
150 PebbleCreek residents donated blood at four Vitalant Blood Drives.
Flu Clinics were in operation on 4 mornings with 279 residents receiving vaccines
Sin Cancer Screenings provided assessments of 115 residents.
Five mornings of Hearing Tests evaluated 86 residents.
Kare Bears has 34 volunteer drivers. 916 trips were made with 33,631 miles driven. 306 residents received free rides to non-emergency medically related appointments.
(Please note that drivers are compensated for mileage per the current IRS rate.)
7 Zoom health presentations were offered, and some continue to be available for viewing on the Kare Bears website at Past Presentations
In 2021 we had 93 Coordinators and 15 Roving Coordinators..
Expenses were $36,179. Income was $22,385. This resulted in a net loss of $13,794.
There are limited reserves to maintain operations.
As you will note from our financial report, Kare Bears needs monetary assistance in order to continue our current services.
Please consider donating, especially if you have benefited from our services. Kare-ing Neighbors, Inc., dba Kare Bears, is a 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization so all donations are tax deductible.