Yadkin Valley Economic Development District, Inc.
*Yadkin Valley Economic Development District, Inc. (YVEDDI).
*YVEDDI was organized in 1965, YVEDDI is a private non-profit corporation designated as the local Community Action Agency which administers Human Services and Community Development Programs funded through Federal, State, County Governments, United Ways, and other resources. Current Laws, regulations, and funds regulations apply to all services provided.
*The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program proposed number of volunteers are 257.
*RSVP is requesting $42,770
*Focus Areas are Healthy Futures, and Education.
*The community needs that will be address will focus on groups of individuals who don't have adequate income to be self-sufficient, elderly, and people with disabilities, homebound meals, and one-on-one tutoring to assist with students in achieving their academic goals.
*The researched-based methods are information given by the U. S. Census Bureau, surveys, volunteer logs, volunteer stations records, Department of Socials Services, National Survey through Area Agency on Aging and National Center for Education Statistics, and Health Departments.
*Anticipated outcomes are:
*Healthy Futures: Seniors (homebound) will have a healthy nutritional mid-day meal five days a week and improve their intake and meet their dietary needs. Clients who receive assistance from food banks will also be given the opportunity for financial counseling and information concerning clothing and emergency assistance fund. Volunteer will give support to congregate meal programs by helping at the registration desk, setting up tables, marketing the program, health and wellness and visiting with clients during meal programs, this will help staff by saving them time to focus on other needs that the clients may have.
*Education: Students will advance to the next level or developmental stage.