Foothills Caring Corps Inc

Partnering With People Who Care to Help Neighbors in Need.

Carefree, AZ   |  https://foothillscaringcorps.com

Mission

Foothills Caring Corps is dedicated to promoting independence and enhancing the quality of life for Neighbors: older adults and persons with disabling conditions who reside throughout the Foothills community.

Ruling year info

2009

Executive Director

Robin Cochran JD, CAP

Main address

PO Box 831

Carefree, AZ 85377 USA

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EIN

26-4341807

NTEE code info

Services to Promote the Independence of Specific Populations (P80)

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Our programs

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Mobile Meals

(Fee involved) Volunteers deliver hot and nutritious meals at lunchtime to participating Neighbors. Meals are prepared by the kitchen staff at Thompson Peak Hospital, then assembled and delivered by Volunteers on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

Population(s) Served
Older adults
Seniors
People with disabilities
Low-income people

Home mobility equipment is available to Neighbors and community members to borrow as needed at no cost! We accept donations of the following new and gently used home mobility equipment:
- Wheelchairs
- Transfer chairs
- Aluminum walkers
- Wheeled walkers
- Canes
- Shower chairs
- Tub transfer benches
- Toilet risers
- Commodes with buckets
- Knee scooters
- Crutches
- Bed rails
- Grabbers
- Ramps
- Baskets & bags for walkers

Population(s) Served
People with disabilities
Low-income people
Older adults
Seniors

Volunteers provide transportation for Neighbors to and from doctor's appointments such as dialysis, cancer treatment, other medical or dental appointment, or physical/ occupational therapy. Neighbors must call at least ten (10) days in advance to provide the date, time, and location of their appointment. If needed, Neighbors who require a handicap-accessible vehicle will be transported in one of Foothills Caring Corps' vans.

Population(s) Served
Older adults
Seniors
Low-income people
People with disabilities

Group transportation is provided to social outings, exercise classes, lunch, shopping, and community events. Neighbors are picked up from their homes, transported to the event, then dropped back off at home after the conclusion of the event. Neighbors must be able to enter and exit a vehicle with little to no assistance.

Population(s) Served
Low-income people
Older adults
Seniors
People with disabilities

Volunteers assist with or provide grocery shopping for Neighbors. If a Neighbor is mobile and wishes to participate in the shopping excursion, the Volunteer will assist with transportation to and from the grocery store. Alternatively, a Neighbor can provide a shopping list to a Volunteer who will do their shopping on their behalf and drop groceries off at a Neighbor's home.

Population(s) Served
Older adults
Seniors
People with disabilities
Low-income people

Volunteers spend consistent and ongoing quality time building a friendship with a Neighbor. Volunteer visits may include chatting, playing games, hobbies, or traveling to social outings for coffee or lunch. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, we now offer friendly phoning to check in on our Neighbors and ensure that they are okay.

Population(s) Served
Older adults
Seniors
Low-income people
People with disabilities

Volunteers with pets that are certified with the Alliance of Therapy Dogs program share a sense of healing, security, and unconditional love with a Neighbor. Pet visits last up to one hour in a Neighbor's home.

Population(s) Served
Low-income people
Older adults
Seniors
People with disabilities

Volunteer spends quality time with a Neighbor, allowing their primary caregiver to take a break or run errands. Visits may include chatting, playing games, or other hobbies.

Population(s) Served
Older adults
Seniors
People with disabilities
Low-income people

Volunteer handyperson aids with minor home repairs such as changing lightbulbs, air filters and or smoke alarms. Neighbor is responsible for purchasing parts or supplies needed.

Population(s) Served
Older adults
Seniors
People with disabilities
Low-income people

Limited service for Neighbors with minor knowledge or experience with electronic devices and or the internet. Volunteer may assist with creating an email account, placing online shopping orders, or adding events to an online calendar with reminders. Minor troubleshooting for computers, phones, televisions, and tablet devices may be available. Volunteer may not assist with any sensitive information, including but not limited to account information, passwords, finances, or health history.

Population(s) Served
Older adults
Seniors
People with disabilities
Low-income people

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Goals & Strategy

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Our Mission: Promoting independence and enhancing the quality of life for Neighbors: older adults and persons with disabling conditions who reside throughout the Foothills community.

Our Vision: To improve Neighbors' lives by addressing socialization, health, wellness, and mobility to promote physical, mental, and emotional health and well-being.

Building a thriving community by delivering new and innovative programs and services in response to critical and emerging Neighbor needs.

Empower and support our people in order to sustain and increase our capacity to serve.

Develop and deepen our partnership and outreach efforts with targeted and interdependent community agencies and organizations to lead collective action and engagement.

Leverage and build responsive structures and systems in order to lead, fund, and sustain our organization.

Financials

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Foothills Caring Corps Inc

Board of directors
as of 04/05/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Pastor Michael Johnson

Christ the Lord Lutheran Church

Term: 2021 - 2022

Madison Wetter

Cynthia Driskell

Carefree Physical Therapy

Sabina (Binka) Schwan

Heather Burgett

Global Marketing

Paul Dale

Paradise Valley Community College

Susan (Susie) Dymoke

Ronald (Ron) Fink

Barbara Giovan

Norm Jacobs

Suzanne Wagner

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 11/30/2021

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