Above: Contact I Care to volunteer or take advantage of the free rides they offer. Image by Creative_Media_Imaging from Pixabay.

Are you interested in a great volunteer opportunity OR do you need transportation to your medical appointments?

Over the past 20 years, I CARE Inc. — the Interfaith Companion and Ride Express, a 501c3 non-profit organization — has provided thousands of rides to medical appointments for thousands of low- and fixed-income seniors of DeKalb County.

The I CARE program is designed to enhance and promote the quality of life, independence, dignity, well-being and overall health of the under-served, low- and fixed-income seniors of DeKalb County. This service assists seniors in remaining productive members of our communities and to live in place, which most seniors prefer.

Find out more

If you’re interested in joining the I CARE Driver Team and experience the joy of helping DeKalb County Seniors with a service they truly need, or if you’re a DeKalb County senior in need of FREE transportation to your medical appointments, please contact Kate Maddux or Tim Simon of I CARE by calling 404-377-2273 or visiting icareseniors.org. 

Kathy Dean is a freelance writer and editor based in metro Atlanta.