Funding for ENVP comes mainly from generous individuals who care about the seniors in their community. We also receive small grants from faith communities such as Desert Skies United Methodist Church, foundations such as The Nicholas W Genematas II Foundation and ITNAmerica, local companies such as Tucson Electric Power and the Jim Click Millions for Tucson Raffle.
As Volunteers taking care of seniors in east and southeast Tucson, we do a lot. If you would like to help, jump on over to our Volunteer page.
ENVP accomplishes its mission through a group of more than 90 trained volunteers offering the following services:
- Transportation to medical appointments, grocery shopping, dental appointments, pharmacy, etc.
- Running errands
- Friendly visits and phone calls
- Light yard work
- Dog walking
The Eastside Neighbors Volunteer Program is governed by six board members in 2022. All are members of the community and most are current ENVP volunteers. Kathleen Nowak, President / Jane Decker, Vice-President / Shelly Birch, Treasurer / Shawna Hilman, Secretary / Representatives Agustin Urquiri and Stephanie Hartung. The executive director is Becky Noel and the office assistants are volunteers. Our telephone service desk is supported by eight volunteers. Service hours vary seasonally and are currently 10 AM to 2 PM Monday through Friday (except holidays).