Wy/Lv Area Agency on Aging

Contact Information

1300 N 78th St
Ste 100
Kansas City, KS 66112 - 2406
(913) 573-8531 8538
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Executive Summary

An estimated 191 RSVP volunteers will serve the

Wyandotte/Leavenworth Counties in Kansas. They will provide food preparation and food distribution through a network of nine congregate meal volunteer stations such as: the Argentine Community Center, Betherl Neighborhood Center, Edwardsville Court, Plaza Towers, Rosedale Towers, Vaughdale Towers, Vernon Center, Westgate Towers, and Strangers Rest. Additionally, volunteers will also be placed at the Wyandotte/Leavenworth Area Agency on Aging to provide Capacity Building assisting with the recruitment of additional volunteers. The primary focus area of this project is Healthy Futures. At the end of the three-year grant, the project will have accomplished the following anticipated outcomes:

- Number of homebound or older adults and individuals with disabilities who report having increased social ties/perceived social support.

- Number of individuals that report an increase food security of themselves as a result of CNCS-supported services.

- Number of organizations implementing three or more effective volunteer management practices as a result of capacity building services provided by CNCS-supported organizations.

The CNCS federal investment of $61,246 will be supplemented by $6,940 from local resources. The Wyandotte/Leavenworth Area Agency on Aging is confident that the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) funds provided by this grant will be a sound and effective investment in the community.

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