Cool Down St. Louis

Cool Down St. Louis Gets Financial Help
4:53 pm
Tue June 14, 2011

Cool Down St. Louis nets financial assistance

Cool Down St. Louis board chairwoman Melanie DiLeo and St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley watch a Vatterott instructor work on an air conditioner unit today.
(photo by Bill Raack, St. Louis Public Radio)

The organization that provides air conditioners to seniors and the disabled in St. Louis during summer months says it’s getting some financial help.

Cool Down St. Louis accepted $12,500 today from Hardee’s, Vatterott Educational Centers and the financial services company, Citi. Cool Down board chairwoman Melanie DiLeo says with another hot summer expected, they’ll need more help to prevent heat-related deaths in the region.

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