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! […]

WHO BENEFITS?

As a participating nonprofit organization, you will receive at least 75% of the money collected and the Volunteer Center will receive the remaining 25% for event coordination. If your charitable organization collects more than $5,000 the organization will receive 80% of the money collected (with a chance to keep 90%). School groups, band groups, church […]

It’s Easy to Get Involved

HOW TO GET INVOLVED For individuals or Groups: 1. Select a registered organization to support 2. Print off a pledge sheet or ask to have one mailed to you 3. Ask everyone to support your favorite cause. To make it easy to reach those friends, families, co-workers, and classmates that you do not see regularly, […]