Catholic Charities Chemung/Schuyler
An estimated 350 RSVP volunteers will serve in the Schuyler-Yates counties of upstate New York. They will provide assistance with food delivery, medical transportation, companionship, housing services, and Bone Builders exercise classes through a network of 69 volunteer stations such as Office for the Aging, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Schuyler Outreach & Food for the Needy Food Pantries, public libraries and schools, hospitals, nursing homes and veterans service agencies. The primary focus area of this project is Healthy Futures. At the end of the 12-month performance period, it is anticipated that low-income, elderly, homebeound and persons with disabilities will experience increased food security and greater access to and consumption of healthier foods. The CNCS federal investment of $42,367 will be supplemented by $37,430 in non-federal resources.