Senior Corps Volunteers Support Iowa Communities

rsvpeiwiVolunteer Iowa is excited to celebrate Senior Corps Week May 16 -20 by highlighting the amazing work Senior Corps volunteers are doing throughout Iowa. This week, we’re recognizing RSVP of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois as our “50 Faces of Volunteers” spotlight. RSVP finds, develops and supports volunteer opportunities for people age 55+ throughout the Quad City region and in Knox and Warren counties

rsvpRSVP of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois has 221 volunteers living in Iowa who have each recorded over 50 hours of service this year. Volunteers helped in food pantries, as tutors, as mentors, in hospitals, in disaster services, for the blood banks and participated in all kinds of community events. Together, these volunteers were able to provide over 47,319 hours of service! RSVP of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois is doing a tremendous job recruiting and placing volunteers with organizations and agencies in need. They focus on matching needs with interests and are dedicated to making sure that their volunteers are recognized and valued. RSVP volunteers demonstrate a clear commitment to service and are supported by active, talented, and passionate coordinators at RSVP of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois. Thank you for setting an excellent example, and thank you all for your service!

What’s your 50? Learn more about the Governor’s Call to Service, and to find volunteer whatsyour50-BUG-final-high-resopportunities statewide. 

Can you nominate someone to be one of our 50 Faces of Volunteers? Fill out this quick spotlight form and help us recognize outstanding volunteers in Iowa.

 

 

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