We at RSVP would like to extend a heartfelt THANK YOU to all of the volunteers who serve their communities every day, and thank them also, for adapting to changes necessary during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Would you like to learn to use the Madison Metro Bus System but don't want to go it alone? A free Bus Buddy Tour is a fun way to see a local attraction with other seniors who are learning to use the bus.
#Giving Tuesday donations to RSVP will be matched (up to $5,000), thanks to a pledge from generous RSVP supporters. #Giving Tuesday is an international philanthropic effort celebrated on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (November 27).
Thirty-four Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) volunteers from 12 Dane County communities received awards at the annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon on October 18.
Social researcher have long known that loneliness can be a health risk and that people who develop a network of people in their lives tend to live longer, healthier lives.
Thank you to the Green Bay Packers Foundation for a $5,000 "Seniors and Technology Grant," which allowed us to improve our Computer Buddy and Foster Grandparent Programs.
Congratulations to RSVP's Bus Buddy Coordinators, Susan Morrison, Heather Johnson, Bruce Verhelst, and Angela Haskin who have received the 2018 United Way Distinguished Service Award.
RSVP will celebrate its 45th anniversary at our annual Volunteer Appreciation Event on October 26. Over those 45 years, more than 10,000 volunteers have given of their time and energy to help neighbors in 11 Dane County Communities.
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