Cookeville, TN – July 5, 2018– The public is invited GIVE65 at Dogwood Park, a family-friendly fundraising event on July 11, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. The event, hosted by the Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability (AAAD) and Home Instead, will include live music, cake walks, yard games, silent auction, bouncy house, door prizes, face painting and food vendors. Funds raised will benefit AAAD’s Senior Planning and Resources for Emergency Preparedness program which provides emergency preparedness kits for seniors in the Upper Cumberland region.

Admission to the event is free. Participants can play games for $1 and food will be available for purchase. Food vendor participants include Pelican’s Snoballs, Blue Coast Burritos, Crazy Dogs, as well as cotton candy and popcorn vendors.

The silent auction and door prize items include gift cards, certificates and donated gifts from Sports One, Pennie’s Boutique, and Ambiance Nail Salon, Char, Mealfit, Father Tom’s, Crawdaddy’s, Cookeville Ford, Thoughful Designs, Satco, Norwex, LulaRoe, Old Town T-Shirt Company, Omaet Salon and more.

GIVE65 at Dogwood Park is part of a 65-hour online giving event through the Home Instead Senior Care Foundation to help nonprofit organizations serving seniors raise funds online and increase awareness. More than 120 senior-focused nonprofits from across the United States are participating.

During the GIVE65, Senior P.R.E.P. hopes to receive up to $5,000 in matching funds from the Home Instead Senior Care Foundation®. The organization is also competing for a $10,000 financial reward. This year, there are six financial rewards to be awarded to the small, medium and large size nonprofits that raise the most money or have the most donors participate.

Donations toward GIVE65 benefiting Senior P.R.E.P. will be accepted on-site during the GIVE65 at Dogwood Park event on July 11th as well as online at

For more information visit the Give65 at Dogwood Park on Facebook.



The Area Agency on Aging and Disability(AAAD), a division of the Upper Cumberland Development District, connects older adults and adults with disabilities in the 14-county Upper Cumberland region with services and resources to improve their quality of life. Find AAAD on the web at and at



Home Instead Senior Care Foundation is proud to present GIVE65 – the first crowd-fundraising platform exclusively devoted to helping nonprofits raise funds online for programs and services that create hope for seniors. At, senior-focused nonprofits in the United States are invited to showcase projects that are helping seniors and those who care for them. People who have a desire to help less fortunate, vulnerable seniors can visit to share a secure, online donation in support of the featured nonprofit they choose. By combining technology and generosity, GIVE65 inspires greater charitable giving in support of seniors and those who care for them. Visit to learn more.



Since its founding in 2003, Home Instead Senior Care Foundation has been helping less fortunate and vulnerable seniors. The Foundation has invested nearly $3 million in nonprofit organizations serving seniors in the United States. The mission of the Foundation is to enhance the lives of aging adults and those who care for them. This mission is made possible, in part, thanks to Home Instead, Inc., as well as generous sponsors and donations from the general public. To learn more about the Foundation, visit