Client Impact Stories


“Our caregiver, RSVP volunteer, has been helping my mother for several years.  We love her so much.  She comes to stay with my mother, making it easy for me to go do errands and other tasks at home.” – Respite Care Recipient

“I absolutely love RSVP drivers.  They are always helpful and considerate.  I enjoy riding with them – I always get a cheery laugh.  They are very special people.  They really put up with grouchy old people with a smile.” – Transportation Recipient

“Thank you for all your love and kindness; safe transportation wherever I need to go; thank you.” – Transportation Recipient

“You have been wonderful.  I don’t feel so alone.”  – Homemaker Recipient

I am very satisfied with RSVP.  If I need a ride to the doctor or to go to the store and if I need someone to help me at home, RSVP is just a call away.” –  Transportation Recipient

“I have had RSVP come to drive me to appointments and for groceries.  They have picked up prescriptions also.  The drivers have all been courteous and prompt.  Nancy took me to the Senior Farmer’s Market.  It was really great!  I bought plums, raspberries and three colorful masks.  RSVP has been like family to me and my dog.” – Transportation Recipient

“I depend on these services because I am 84 years young and enjoy these people helping me.” – Homemaker and Veterans VIP Recipient

“Thank God for this program.” – Transportation Recipient

“I have had several drivers in the past three or four years and have been very satisfied with all of them.  But especially, Tonya Brum and John Swim.  I cannot say enough good things about them both.  Just super.” – Transportation Recipient

“I can’t praise Dave enough.  He does so many things for me.  I look forward every week for his call.  He is so courteous, carries everything for me.  Also, for all of your calls since the virus.  I’m so thankful for everything.” – Transportation Recipient

“I am so happy that I am able to take the RSVP van to my appointments out of town.  I don’t drive to large cities anymore.  Too much traffic.” – Transportation Recipient

“I live alone here in Carson City and RSVP has helped in so many ways to help make my life more bearable.  Everyone is so nice, polite.” – Homemaker Care Recipient

“Excellent program.  The need is extremely high for seniors and for disabled.  The service has always been OUTSTANDING.” – Transportation Recipient

“I could not ask for better assistance, cooperation, pleasant, safe, etc. than I am now receiving.  Thank you from the bottom of my heart!!!” – Transportation Care Recipient

“I am answering as a full-time caregiver for my husband who has dementia.  Having an RSVP helper allows me a respite from the daily things I must do and is truly a blessing.  Many thanks for providing this much-needed service.” – Respite Care Recipient

“All drivers are/have been respectful, helpful, and considerate.  God Bless the Volunteers!” – Transportation Recipient

“I could not get by without RSVP.” – Homemaker Recipient

“RSVP provides an invaluable service to its clients.  I do not know of any other organization like RSVP in the Carson City area.  I would like to thank RSVP staff and RSVP volunteers for this excellent service.  Also, my many thanks to the grant funders/donors of RSVP.” – Transportation and Homemaker Recipient

“I enjoy knowing that I will have a ride into the city for medical purposes.  The drivers are great and I enjoy spending the time with them.” – Transportation Recipient

“Lifeline is a security service that makes me feel safe that family will be called if I fall.” – Emergency Response System Recipient

“I can’t begin to tell you how much RSVP means to me.  I am so thankful every day for the blessings you provide.” – Transportation and Homemaker Recipient

“I love RSVP.” – Transportation Recipient