RSVP looking for county volunteers.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Friday, December 28, 2012
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program has opened shop in Kendall County and is looking for volunteers. RSVP is a network of national service programs that provides older Americans the opportunity to apply their life experience to meeting community needs. RSVP volunteers serve in a diverse range of non-profit organizations, public agencies, and faith-based groups. Among other activities, they mentor at risk youth, organize neighborhood watch programs, test drinking water for contaminants, teach English to immigrants, and lend their business skills to community groups and to provide critical social services. Immediate volunteer needs include but are not limited to: Eligibility RSVP is open to people age 55 and over. Local RSVP projects …
There are plenty of ways to help out and give back to the local community. Below are some opportunities to do just that.
WHAT: SCTNow—Montgomery Walk/Run 2011 WHERE: Lakewood Creek Elementary School, 2301 Lakewood Creek, Montgomery WHEN: 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 COST: Free, with a suggested fundraising minimum of $100 WHY HELP: This event is just one of 33 taking place across the nation to stop child sex slavery. All event proceeds will directly support the organization's mission to stop child trafficking. MORE INFO: Email Montgomery@sctnow.org, call 1-212-333-7286, or visit the website WHAT: Spaghetti dinner fundraiser WHERE: Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 5 E. Washington St., Oswego WHEN: 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 WHY ATTEND: Profits will benefit the Red Bird Mission Trip to the Appalachian Mountain area, as well as other local and global …