Susan C. Hass, Executive Director and CEO for Nevada RSVP reported to Gay Ann Williams, local RSVP Representative that Mineral County Commissioners will maintain their funding contribution of nearly $9000 for local programs. RSVP’s mission is to help frail, homebound, and low-income seniors remain independent by providing high-quality programs which allow them to stay in their homes with dignity. RSVP’s network of volunteer’s supports community needs including providing vital transportation services for residents.
Locally, Charles and Deanna Morris, Dorothy Grimes and Gay Ann Williams volunteer to drive Mineral County citizens to out-of-town doctor’s appointments. Residents who would like to request rides to appointments are asked to call at least five business days before travel. The RSVP transportation desk is open from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. by calling 775-722-7669 or 945-1010. To receive transportation services the appointment must be set between the hours of 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Mineral County’s contribution helps support RSVP’s Home Companion Program; Respite Care; Pro Bono Legal Services; Personal Emergency Response Systems; Farmer’s Market Coupons; Transportation programs and more. “I am thankful for the continued support of the residents of Mineral County.” stated Williams. For information, please contact her at the numbers listed above.