Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Winona
The project includes an estimated 1025 unduplicated volunteers serving 11 Minnesota counties. An estimated 540 unduplicated RSVP volunteers will serve in the projects' Primary Service Area, Healthy Futures, providing services to frail seniors and individuals with disabilities and low income individuals, including children.
The Healthy Futures Primary Focus Area includes: Aging in Place (food delivery, transportation, and companionship), Access to Care (Bone Builders, staffing health insurance hot line) and Obesity and Food (food pantry support).
Volunteer service activities include: food delivery, transportation, companionship, leading or assisting Bone Builders, staffing health insurance hot lines, and food pantry support.
These service activities will be completed through a network of more than 55 non-profit organizations such as: direct service organizations, senior centers, community action agencies, senior service providers, non-profit transportation providers, Area Agencies on Aging, and food banks.
At the end of the three year performance period, anticipated results include: 2350 homebound individuals or older adults and individuals with disabilities will report having increased social ties/perceived social support and 2000 individuals will report increased food security of themselves and their children (household food security) as a result of CNCS supported services.
The CNCS federal investment of $ $193,680.00 will be supplemented by $ 91,529.00 of non-federal resources.