RSVP Reading Tutors Make a Big Difference at Sunrise Elementary

Super heroes come in many different shapes, sizes and colors and one area teacher defines them as her volunteer reading tutors. Mary Wydeven, who teaches first grade at Sunrise Elementary in the Kimberly Area School District, has been working with volunteers with the RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) 55+ Volunteer Program for 15 years. […]

Volunteer Center Announces Departure of Executive Director

Posted on Feb 8, 2017 by

Effective January 31, 2017, the Board of Directors of the Volunteer Center of East Central Wisconsin announces Julia Drobeck has left the organization where she served as Executive Director for more than 20 years. This is a mutual agreement and we are both going in new directions. As many of you know, her leadership was […]

VolunteerFEST Brings Good to the Community

“But the real prize of the evening seemed to be the treasured work that lies ahead for this enthusiastic group of do-gooders!” By Ronda Seubert, Volunteer Engagement Coordinator On November 29, 2016, the Volunteer Center of East Central Wisconsin hosted its 4th Annual VolunteerFEST at Waverly Beach in Menasha.  It was a free and family […]

The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Posted on Jan 5, 2017 by

Contributed by Jan Sommerfeld, RSVP Program Assistant The weeks following the holidays are busy for stores, as shoppers return or exchange unwanted merchandise. But what if we could give the perfect gift – the one that keeps on giving? Volunteers in our community are doing just that. Take the members of the Retired and Senior […]

RSVP for the Human Race Kick-Off Luncheon Today

Posted on Jan 3, 2017 by

Join The Human Race Kick-Off Meeting to Learn How You Can Raise Funds with our Easy, Fun Community Event! 17th Annual Human Race Informational Kick-Off Luncheon Friday, January 27, 2017 SECURA Insurance 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lunch and beverages provided *Remember: financial incentive for teams with a representative in attendance!* Click here to RSVP! […]

VolunteerFEST is Tuesday, November 29

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 Waverly Beach, Menasha 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM FREE and family friendly! If you’re looking for a new volunteer opportunity, or just a reason to network with like-minded individuals, here’s your chance! Come enjoy refreshments in a relaxed setting while meeting representatives from 50 different nonprofit organizations in our area including mentoring […]

Hooks ‘n Needles Group Donates 497 Items

Hooks ‘n Needles Group Donates 497 Items Our RSVP 55+ Volunteer Program ladies from the Hooks ‘n Needles knitting group donated 497 hats, mittens and scarves to the Salvation Army – Fox Cities in conjunction with its Coats for Kids campaign! Wow… what a labor of love! Thanks to these special volunteers.