On June 16, 2011, Elliott-Lewis’s Community Outreach Program purchased and distributed 250 upright fans to assist disabled, elderly and residents with special needs in the Parkside area of Philadelphia. Local PA State Representatives Louise Williams Bishop and Vanessa Lowery Brown obtained requests for the fans and issued vouchers for their pick up at a location provided in the parking lot of the ShopRite at 1575 N. 52nd Street. Staff members from Representatives Bishop and Brown offices, as well as staffers from the offices of Mayor Michael Nutter and Philadelphia Councilman Curtis Jones, and volunteers from the Philadelphia Alliance Against Violence, Parkside Civic Association and Wynnefield Residents Association assisted Elliott-Lewis personnel Steve Jones, Fran McDonald and Brian Cornell to distribute the fans.