Onslow County residents have stepped up to help local senior citizens looking for heat relief.

According to Onslow County Senior Services, the public has donated 60 fans. Jones-Onslow Electric also donated $500 to Senior Services.

Two weeks ago, Onslow County Senior Services went from having 46 fans to only five.

Fans are always needed as donations. You can drop off a fan at Onslow County Senior Services at 4024 Richlands Highway in Jacksonville.