The City of Richmond Department of Public Utilities will be sponsoring a Free Weatherization Kit Giveaway for seniors on Friday, Oct. 23, at Pleasants Hardware (2024 W. Broad Street) from 10AM to 2PM. Kit includes: switch and outlet sealers, fluorescent light bulb, toilet water tank insert for conserving water (“toilet tummy”), door and window weather stripping.
Other services onsite for this event:
- Pleasants Hardware staff to explain what the items in the kit do and how to install them
- Department of Social Services to accept fuel assistance applications
- ElderHomes representative to answer weatherization questions
- Senior Connections representative to provide resources information
- Utility Buddy for photos and refreshments
To qualify, participants MUST BE RESIDENTS OF THE CITY OF RICHMOND AND 65 OR OLDER.