Summer News and Partner Spotlight
Thank You to our Valued Sponsors!
 
RSVP gives special thanks to our July 4 th Sponsors for their kind and generous support of the 27 th Annual July 4 th Carnival & Fireworks, a community fundraiser to benefit RSVP’s independent living programs and services.

Thank you for making a difference!
Volunteer Spotlight! 
 
RSVP gives a special salute to June Taylor who has served as RSVP’s Lincoln County Field Representative for over 22 years.

Thank you June for being a shining star and faithful volunteer, helping to ensure that Nevada’s seniors receive the care and lifesaving services which are so necessary for the health, independence and dignity they deserve.
Volunteer Training Session: August 12th

Calling all RSVP volunteers and those interested in volunteering! RSVP will hold its quarterly training session for Volunteers on Monday, August 12 th , 9:00 am - noon.  The training will be hosted in the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Conference Room located at 2621 Northgate Lane, Suite 12, Carson City.   

This month's training will cover the following topics:
• Do’s and don’ts of respite
• Reporting deadlines and submission standards
• Upcoming events and other news

Interested parties are welcome and encouraged to join us for this free training. The training will also be broadcast to various locations in rural Nevada. For more info. please contact Sandy Severance, HCP & Veterans VIP Program Director, at (775) 687-4680 x6. Space is limited. Call to reserve your seat.
"Friends Day Out" Featuring Java Music coming to Virginia City and Winnemucca

Winnemucca: Tuesday, August 13th, 10am - Noon
Boys & Girls Club, 1973 Whitworth Way.

Virginia City: Wednesday, August 14th, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Virginia City Senior Center, 100 Mill Street.

To sign up or if you have questions, please contact Steven Nichols, RSVP Program Director for Respite Innovations Project, 775-315-7615, or email: snichols@nvrsvp.com. To learn more about Friends Day Out, visit:
Veterans Resource Fair Coming
in September  

RSVP and the RSVP Veterans Advisory Council will present the Carson City Veterans Resource Fair on September 7th. Veterans and their caregivers will be provided with information on valuable services and programs provided by area nonprofits, advisory groups, government agencies and the private sector.

If you are interested in participating as a vendor or sponsor, contact Sandy Severance at 775-687-4680 x 6, or email: sseverance@nvrsvp.com .  Forms are also available on-line in RSVP's Calendar Page at Vets Res Fair .
RSVP’s 2018 Annual Report Coming Soon  

RSVP is 45 years strong- and will soon release its 2018 Annual Report as a reflection of the past year and the support of our communities which has been outstanding. 

Through the gifts of volunteerism, individual donations, corporate contributions, grants and successful partnerships, RSVP has supported Nevada’s Seniors, Veterans, Caregivers and adults with disabilities who desperately need our help. 

Our Annual Report is another good source of information for current and prospective volunteers, clients, families, donors, grantors, partners and community supporters. Stay tuned!
A Note of Thanks to the City of Fernley

RSVP sends a special thank you to the City of Fernley, Mayor Roy Edgington, Jr., and Council Members for the grant award to help continue the lifesaving services for seniors and adults with disabilities who desperately need our help with transportation, respite care, companionship and other services in Fernley. 

Thank you for your support and for being part of the solution to foster healthy communities in our state.    
Partner News

RSVP is a proud partner of the Nevada Lifespan Respite Care Coalition (NLRCC) - a voluntary organization with the mission to support caregivers in our community by promoting awareness and access to, as well as coordination and advocacy for, respite services in Nevada throughout the lifespan.

Twelve agencies and service providers are part of the NLRCC partner network. To learn more call: (725) 999-2245. 
 
Mission Statement

To provide Lifesaving Volunteer Programs that Help Seniors Maintain
Their Dignity, Self-Respect & Independence