Volunteers of America

Contact Information

2660 Larimer Street
Denver, CO 80205 - 2219
(970) 472-9630
FY 2015 RSVP Competition

Executive Summary

An estimated 700 RSVP volunteers will serve. Some of their activities will include food delivery, companionship, distributing health information, responding to disaster, community-based mentoring and garnering donations. The primary focus area of this project is Healthy Futures. At the end of the three-year grant, 225 homebound or older adults and individuals with disabilities and 25 caregivers will report increased social ties and/or perceived social support; 40 students will improve academic performance in literacy and/or math; and 20 students in mentoring/tutoring programs will improve academic engagement. The CNCS federal investment of $122,002 will be supplemented by $67,725.

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