mobile shop offers an alternative to Black Friday for seniors | WJHL
JOHNSON CITY, Tennessee (WJHL) – Black Friday is approaching and a local foundation is giving seniors a safe and convenient option to shop on weekends without the crowds.
While the community is returning to normal, the JEB Foundation is offering a way for seniors to avoid the big crowds during major shopping weekend. They open a mobile store offering second-hand items to cover clothing and medical needs.
“We have clothing, shoes, accessories and medical equipment for men and women such as wheelchairs, walkers and home gear,” said Kathryn McDonald, CEO of the JEB Foundation.
The mobile store is aimed at the elderly, especially veterans and those receiving care in cancer centers.
The mobile store will be open from Black Friday November 26 to Tuesday November 30 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily. It is located at 600 N. Broadway in Johnson City.
The store still accepts donations of lightly worn men’s clothing, coats and transfer boards.
The JEB Foundation: defenders of the elderly provides home care services to seniors in the community. Including personal care and home health aides.
“We are a local community organization, we are a permission to raise and nurture the elderly through hands-on assistance,” said McDonald. “We are licensed and insured by the State of Tennessee to provide non-medical home care systems and we create community engagement programs. “
After the holidays, McDonald’s plans to redesign the trailer and offer a full schedule in January.
If you would like to donate, schedule a deposit or pickup by calling (423) 403-4129 or emailing [email protected]