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Community of Care Receives Grant for Volunteer Program

Community of Care, a nonprofit in Cass County, focuses on caring for people by partnering with rural communities.

Community of Care’s goal is to assist older adults in rural Cass County remain in the homes they love and cherish as long as is safely possible.

Their Volunteer Program provides transportation to medical appointments, yard work, minor home repair and friendly visits. In 2015, they had 40 transportation volunteers who provided 312 trips bringing people to doctor visits.

The grant was used to provide gas cards to volunteers and increase awareness for clients, family members and potential volunteers.