RSVP(Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) was created from the central belief that older adult volunteers are valuable resources whose talent, wisdom and experience can be utilized to create Safer, Healthier and Stronger communities.
RSVP meets compelling needs in Denton County by recruiting and placing adults 55 plus within the following focus areas: Disaster Services, Economic Opportunity, Education, Environmental Stewardship, Healthy Futures and other Community Priorities based on assessed needs. We partner with over 100 nonprofits across Denton County
According to a recent study conducted by the North Texas food bank, 16.8% of Denton County residents are food insecure, equating to 115,450 total individuals.
Safe, clean drinking water is not a luxury but the human body’s most fundamental need. It is something that the homeless in America too often can not get.
Deaths attributed to overdoses involving opioids, including prescription opioid pain relievers and heroin, have quadrupled in the past decade and over 165,000 people have died from prescription overdoses since 1999.
SVP volunteers read to classes Pre-K, Kindergarten and first grade on a regularly scheduled basis. This program is currently offered in DISD, LISD and Little Elm ISD and continues to grow each school year.
The best way to follow our events is through our facebook page which can be accessed here though some of our major events will be found here on the website with the addresses and any other information. If you want more information you can always try contacting us.
Chisholm Trail RSVP, Inc. also hosts an AmeriCorps VISTA program.The mission of AmeriCorps VISTA is to start, strengthen, or expand programs, systems or services that help people move out of poverty. To put it simply, AmeriCorps VISTA is a domestic Peace Corps. AmeriCorps VISTA has been helping build communities across America for the last 50 years and continues to assist in the alleviation of poverty issues. For additional Information contact Christina Penland, VISTA Project Director at [email protected]