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Every year, from October through April, hundreds of volunteers spend one day a week reading with a child at local elementary schools in Middlebury and Salisbury. During lunchtime, they explore books and literacy activities and help the child build strong self-esteem, reading skills and a lifelong love of books.

A current reading mentor reports that her reading buddy "is a ray of sunshine! He comes in smiling - full of energy and enthusiasm. He has a good sense of humor and makes me laugh. One day he told me, 'I could hardly wait for this day!' He surely made mine."

If you are interested in signing up, please contact 388-7044.

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About RSVP


79 Court Street, Middlebury, VT 05753, US

Mission Statement

RSVP is national volunteer management services which offer individuals age 55 and up the opportunity to share their experience, skills and time by volunteering for local non-profit organizations.


RSVP recruits, places and supports its volunteers, providing them with meaningful opportunities to contribute to their community. Addison County's non-profits' needs are met in critical areas such as human service, health, state and local government, education, literacy and the arts. RSVP also oversees several signature programs that benefit local residents. These include free Bone Builders osteoporosis prevention classes; the Green Mountain Foster Grandparent Program, which places volunteers in our schools; the Warm Hearts Warm Hands Initiative which distributes handmade items to local schools, nursing homes, social service agencies and hospitals; and the RSVP Tax Program which provides free tax services to low income residents. These programs allow Addison County residents to stay healthy, financially stable, and successfully age in place.


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RSVP79 Court St.Middlebury, VT 05753




  • People 55+



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