The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
It is our mission to promote the independence and quality of life for older adulte, adults with disabilities and their families.
Alternatives has served ten counties in mid-western Illinois for more than thirty years. Designated by the State of Illinois, Alternatives is a lead advocate throughout ten counties of Rock Island, Henry, Mercer, LaSalle, Putnam, Knox, Henderson, Warren, McDonough, and Bureau. It is our mission to promote the independence and quality of life for older adults, adults with disabilities and their families.
Alternatives delivers peace of mind to older adults, adults with disabilities, and their caregivers through expert coordination of resources. Our sole interest is helping you choose the best options based on your needs.
by LAWRENCE V. from Clinton, IA
I have been a Money Manager/Bill Payer at Alternatives for 8 years. I will continue to volunteer for them in the future and I plan to work full time for them when I retire as well. It is a great organization to give your time to. They provide outstanding services for the older adult to maintain their independence. Money management, to me, is the most rewarding because you provide help for those on fixed income that are stuggling with budget organization. There is nothing more stressful for older folks than to struggle with a budget. Helping with bill paying, record keeping, and the all important reconciliation of the bank statement relieves them of the fears of being overwhelmed with bill collection agency requests. You can make a difference by volunteering your help with this agency.