RSVP of the Flint Hills, Inc.
RSVP of the Flint Hills reports an estimated 115 unduplicated RSVP volunteers will serve in the primary focus area which is Healthy Futures. RSVP volunteers will serve children, aging and frail seniors, as well as underprivileged and economically disadvantaged youth and adults. They will deliver homebound meals, provide transportation and companionship, provide food pantry support, lead and assist Bone Builders and provide health education training through a network of 11 volunteer stations such as Bergman Elementary, Max Fitness, Flint Hills Breadbasket, RSVP Healthy Future Activities, Riley Senior Meals Program, Riley County Senior Center, Wamego Senior Center, Ogden Friendship House, First United Methodist Church, Seven Dolors Church, and Harvesters.
The primary focus area of this project is Healthy Futures. At the end of the three year performance period, 90 clients will be served meals with 80 expected to receive increased social support. 50 homebound clients will receive transportation for medical appointments with 50 expected to receive increased social support. 160 clients will receive phone companionship and in-home companionship with 145 expected to receive increased social support. 300 clients will receive emergency food support from food pantries throughout the community with 250 expected to receive increased food security for their family. 235 clients will be participating in an educational training program for health and wellness; reinforcing voluntary behavior conducive to individual health benefits.
The CNCS federal investment of $63,067 will be supplemented by $75,280 in non-federal resources.