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I have a lot of senior citizens that live on my street and that go to the senior center in town. I would offer it to them and possible they might spread the word to people that go there as well.
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I would go after the elderly people because they seem to talk to each other a lot. When it snowed here i got a call from an elderly lady who lived in an upper class neighborhood where the homes were close together and have small driveways that are about the same size. I was very familiar with this neighborhood so i was able to give her a price over the phone. By the time I got over to her house she had called her friends in the neighborhood and gave them my number and the calls started coming in. It got to the point that i had to turn people down. So i would defiantly target them as potential customers.
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Could you also contact your town hall? Would they know of some seniors that are in need of help? Or even the senior center?

Then also contact the local paper and tell them what you are up to. Maybe a teacher at your high school could also help you get some media attention. If they write an article on the good deeds you are doing, that would certainly help get you more attention.
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