We Appreciate Your Support
Your donations are important to help The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) recruit and support the volunteers who serve their neighbors in communities throughout Madison and Dane County. With your help our volunteers can:
- Deliver meals to a frail older adult to help him/her remain independent
- Work with children in Madison-area schools
- Become a foster grandparent
- Drive a senior to a medical appointment
- Package food for a food pantry
- Provide a cozy baby quilt for a new mother
- And much more
Your donations are tax deductible and much appreciated. All donations, monetary and in-kind, are gratefully acknowledged in our quarterly newsletter. Major credit cards are accepted.
Donate Now - Three Convenient Ways
- Phone 608-663-7536
Mail check, payable to:
RSVP of Dane County
RSVP of Dane County
6501 Watts Road, Suite 250
Madison, WI 53719
Memorials and Tributes
You can designate your donation to recognize volunteers, family members and friends through a tribute or memorial published in RSVP News Notes, our quarterly newsletter. A notification of your donation will be sent to the honoree if you request it. Please call our office at 238-7787 for more information.
RSVP welcomes in-kind contributions, which are also tax-deductible. Examples of items needed include yarn, batting, thread, and fabric for sewing projects; office furniture and supplies, small items like greeting cards and notepads, etc. to use as door prizes for special events. If you have items that you would like to donate, please contact Margie Zutter at 608-663-7536.
The Tony Farina Endowment Fund was created in 1998 to support RSVP volunteer programs and is administered by the Madison Community Foundation. You may make your gift directly to RSVP of Dane County or to the Madison Community Foundation by noting you contribution is for the Tony Farina Endowment Fund for RSVP.
The Heideman Endowed Fund for Staff Compensation was created in 2007 to provide staff with a minimal salary increase during difficult economic times. You may make your gift directly to RSVP by noting your contribution is for the Heideman Endowed Fund.
To support RSVP’s mission in future years, you may designate a gift to RSVP in your will or list RSVP as a beneficiary under a financial account, a retirement plan or a life insurance policy. In estate documents, RSVP should be named as: RSVP of Dane County, a nonprofit corporation, registered in the State of Wisconsin, with principal business address of 6501 Watts Road, Suite 250, Madison, WI 53719. Our tax identification number is 39-1273164. We would love to hear from you if you are planning a gift to RSVP. Please contact Margie Zutter at 608-663-7536.
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The Leadership Circle recognizes individuals who have generously supported RSVP with gifts over a number of years. These contributions have been important in enabling RSVP to maintain and even expand some services in spite of challenging economic times.
$10,000 and up
$8,000 - $9,999
$5,000 - $7,999
$2,000 - $4,999
$1,000 gift in one year
Your business can help to say “thank you” to our volunteers by becoming a sponsor of our annual Volunteer Recognition Event. Contact Margie Zutter at 608-663-7536 for more information.
RSVP's 2021 Out and About Sweepstakes has been completed and was a great success! We want to thank all of our prize donors and the 309 participants who submitted their entries. Congratulations to our winners: Lynda Schultz, Mike Plautz, Eunice M. Schmitz, Stan Fosdal, Delores White, Gary Poulson, Wayne Jorgensen, Mary Seibel, Mary Beth Lewison, Judy Acheson, Leona Grubb, Helene Pertzborn, Mary Knapp, Michelle Bright, Ted Cappas, Diane Walder, Iris C. Brunner, Susan K. Sprecher, Marie Wonders, Tanya Esnault, Deb Cascio, Thomas Glassel, Sue Morrison, Lee and Mary Ihlenfeldt, Delores Rupel, Georgia Punswick, Rebecca Martin, Mike Mohoney, Joan A. Perkins, Richard L. Meyer, Viola Buechner, David Franker, Robert C. Downing, Renee Rubin, Muriel Whiteagle-Lee, Linda Maier, Katie Zutter, Cathy Garfoot, Mary Curtin, Mary Jo Koenig, Lila Stenbroten, James Mayhew, Doris Burdick, and Barbara Palmer.
Thank You to our business donors: Blue Bar Quilts, Bonefish Grill, Brennan's Market, B's Jewelers, Buck & Honeys, Clausen's European Bakery, Culver's of Sun Prairie & Waunakee, Eddie's Alehouse & Eatery, Fontana Sports Specialties, Half Price Books, Hilton Garden Inn, I'm Board! Games & Family Fun, Jung Garden Center, LSM Chiropractic, Mission BBQ, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Pick 'n Save - Sun Prairie Pharmacy, Prairie Town Laundry, The Electric Needle, The Old Feed Mill, Village Creek Quilts, and Vitense Golfland.