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We thank Care n Assist 
for Sponsoring the
Entertainment for Our
St. Patrick's Dinner and Auction

Respite Volunteer Training
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Details Here

Please consider who you know that would enjoy volunteering with us, and share what you like about volunteering, and encourage others to attend our next training session.


Enroll in the
Electronic Funds 
Transfer Program

and have contributions automatically deducted from
 your checking or 
savings account every month.
Details Here

We Need Volunteer
 Office Help
Please Consider Volunteering at our Respite Volunteers Office.
Any assistance will be
greatly appreciated.
Mornings
Fridays
Afternoons
Wednesdays
Fridays

     
Providing a "Gift of Time" for 23 Years
1993 - 2016

Mission Statement

"A gift of time and caring support to adults with persistent health needs, and their families

Respite Volunteers of Shiawassee is an interfaith non-profit agency which places trained volunteers with families who live in Shiawassee County,  Michigan. Volunteers provide friendly visits and help to adults with ongoing health needs, and respite to their family caregivers.

Volunteers are asked to provide one to four hours companionship to the person who is ill. This gives the caregiver a much needed respite to: take a nap, go for a walk, grocery shop, meet friends for lunch, go to a doctor's appointment, run errands, or whatever will relieve their caregiving duties.    


  Photo by Michael David-Lorne Jordan

What Does a Respite Volunteer Do?


Photo by M. David-Lorne Jordan

  • Provide companionship and emotional support

  • Provide a gift of time, rest and relief to the caregiver

  • Stay with the patient for short periods of time while the caregiver  runs errands, goes shopping, keeps appointments, etc

  • Help the patient with hobbies he or she enjoys

  • Bring some fun and friendship into someone's life 


Friday, March 11, 2016

The Ballroom
Baker College Welcome Center
1309 S. M-52
Owosso, MI

Gathering Time & Raffle Begin at 5:00 pm

Tickets $35.00 Each
Tickets are available at the Respite Volunteers Office.

Please call our office if you need us to pick up your live
auction item or raffle donation. Sponsorships are still available.
 

Entertainment for the 
St. Patrick's Dinner and Auction
With the Jeff Kressler Trio
Sponsored by Care n Assist

Ryan DeHues is the abundantly gifted singing prodigy who ignites audiences with his impressive vocal stylings and incredible command of the stage. Ryan valiantly keeps the flame burning for singing in the tradition of his influences—Jack Jones, Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, Ella Fitzgerald and Mel Torme. The music he sings reflects meticulous taste and the quality standards of the great American songbook writers such as Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Sammy Cahn and Hoagy Carmichael.He interprets the music he sings with his wonderful tone control and puts sincere feeling into every song. With supreme confidence, he leaps on the stage, belting out smooth polished numbers with all the finesse of an old pro.


~Care n Assist~


Special table decorations
Name/business logo on program cover
Up to 12 TICKETS to event

~Betty Janego~
~Jackie Hurd~
~Memorial Healthcare~
~Family of C Diz Clark~
~Rev. John and Lois Walworth~
~J & S Tire~


Name/business listed in program
6 TICKETS to event

~George & Carol Nama~
~Shattuck Specialty Advertising~
~Nelson House Funeral Homes~
~Oliver Woods Retirement Village~
~Young Chevrolet Cadillac Buick GMC~
~Lloyd and Wanda Lamphere~


~David and Lori Stechschulte, Jr., Stechschulte Gas & Oil~
~Chuck & Loretta Rolfes~
~Indian Trails~
~Mary Jane Scarlett and Susan Giberson~
~Mike and MaryKay Larsen~
~Attorney Patrick Marutiak~
~Martha Sutton, In Memory of David O. Sutton~
~Renee Fisher, Oakes-Fisher-Civille Insurance~
~Guy W. & Audrey Salander~
~Shaw’s Pharmacy Inc.~
~Ben Frederick for State Representative~
~Patrick A. Wegman, M.D. and Patrick A. Wegman II~
~Ron andMarie Schaar~
~Mike Ardelean, CLH Insurance~


~Mark and Elaine Suter~
~LAFCU~

All donations to
Respite Volunteers
 of Shiawassee
are tax-deductible to the
extent of the allowable law

Respite Volunteers
of Shiawassee
Newsletter
Fall/Winter 2015
Read Here

Scrapbook of Photos
View Here

Mark Your Calendar
for Our
Fund Raising Events

St. Patrick's Party/Auction
March 11, 2016

Spring Purse Bingo
April 28, 2016

Golf Scramble
June 18, 2016

Details Here

Thank You Notes & Quotes
From Those We Serve

“Respite gives us a break from our loved one and just as importantly, our loved one a break from us as caregivers.”

“I moved my Grandma in with us after her post-surgery and her dementia was getting worse. I would never give up on her or put her anywhere. It helps that the volunteer makes me feel less alone in this though.”

“The volunteers have given me a few hours each week for myself, my patience level has
increased tremendously.”

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worn Designer Goods to

to Help
Respite Volunteers Flourish
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or call 1-925-446-6430 or
Email help@unionandfifth.com. 
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