For 50 years, RSVP of Dane County has been helping volunteers make a difference in Dane County communities, and we feel the volunteer spirit is as strong today as it was in 1972 - maybe stronger!
AARP of Wisconsin has donated $1,000 in support of the 2021 Triad of Wisconsin Conference.
We have four not-to-be-missed programs scheduled for April, May, June and July.
Please join us for our April special virtual event, a set of two classes on Chair Yoga and Mindful Relaxation and Meditation conducted by RSVP Volunteer Karen DuCharme.
Making face masks during this pandemic has been a vital, large-scale project for the Group Projects Program at RSVP, but so much more has been happening behind the scenes. Katie Palmer is a perfect example of how diverse the involvement of a volunteer in the program can be.
According to a recent study, over forty percent of seniors regularly feel lonely. This has been shown to shorten life and is associated with increased cases of dementia.
Cozy baby hats, crafted by RSVP Group Project volunteers, will adorn a Spirit of Giving tree at the Governor's Mansion.
RSVP, NewBridge Madison and the River Food Pantry have joined forces to create Food Bridge, a program to deliver groceries to seniors in our community who are food insecure.
Richard Hoffman has a heart for service and has given more than 5,800 hours back to his community.
Scientists now say loneliness is lethal to the elderly, the equivalent of smoking 15 cigarettes a day, according to a recent Madison Magazine article.
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