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.

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Three Convenient Ways

  1. Phone 608-238-7933
  2. Mail a check, payable to:
    RSVP of Dane County
    6501 Watts Road, Suite 250
    Madison, WI 53719
Memorials and Tributes
You can request that your donation recognize a volunteer, family member or friend through a tribute or memorial published in our quarterly newsletter. If you request it, a notification of your donation will be sent to the honoree. Please call our office at 608-238-7933 for more information.
In-kind Donations
RSVP welcomes in-kind contributions, which are also tax-deductible. Examples of items needed include yarn, batting, thread, and fabric for sewing projects; small items like greeting cards, postcards, and notepads to use as door prizes for special events. If you have items that you would like to donate, please contact Diana Jost at 608-441-1393.
Endowment Funds
The Tony Farina Endowment Fund was created in 1998 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 your 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.

Legacy Gifts
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 Diana Jost at 608-441-1393.

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Leadership Circle
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.
Corporate Sponsorships

Your business can help to say thank you to our volunteers by becoming a sponsor of our annual Volunteer Recognition Event. Contact Diana Jost at 608-441-1393 for more information.

Giving Tuesday
RSVP participates in Giving Tuesday, the global day of giving that occurs every year on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.  Watch our Facebook page for news of Giving Tuesday.

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