RSVP of the Capital Region, Inc.
RSVP of the Capital Region, Inc., is a self-incorporated, free standing agency. Capital Region is a 40 year CNCS grantee, now covering eight counties, Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, and Perry, in southcentral PA, under the CNCS grant application covered by this request and Capital Region-East, a previously relinquished and new county area of Lancaster, Lebanon, and York.
An estimated 605 unduplicated RSVP volunteers will serve. They will deliver meals, provide transportation, serve in food banks/soup kitchens, tutor and mentor children, make supportive phone calls, assist in adult day programming for people with challenges in order to allow them to volunteer, provide health insurance anti-fraud education, at 79 stations, such as not for profit organizations and schools. The primary focus area for RSVP of the Capital Region is Healthy Futures. At the end of the three-year grant, at least 181 seniors will remain independent in their homes and have increased social supports through food delivery, transportation, and telephone assurance calls, and at least 200 individuals will have increased food security under Healthy Futures.
Populations proposed to serve: Frail seniors, children, veterans, low income population
The CNCS federal investment of $127,048 will be supplemented by $ 281,876 in matching and excess funds. Excess funds include additional federal sources of funding that cannot be reported as match in the amount of $150,000, which are utilized in RSVP's After School programming. This leaves non-federal sources of $131,876 in support of RSVP of the Capital Region, Inc.