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Connecting volunteers to seniors in need.

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Helping Caregiver Organizations Become Their Best

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NVCN has entered into an agreement with Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey (CVCJ) to distribute their Trademarked Therapy Dog Program to NVCN affiliate members.

For a small initial and annual fee affiliate members will receive the right to utilize the Caregiver Canines®Trademark as well as training, mentoring, and tips for successfully incorporating the program into existing services.

Caregiver Canines® has been bringing joy and companionship to the Homebound since 2009. And to Volunteer Caregiving Organizations CCP brings new volunteers, new sources of revenue, and new marketing strategies.

"You should consider bringing Caregiver Canines® to your community, you'll be glad you did!"

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National Volunteer Caregiving Network (NVCN) is pleased to introduce an exciting new member discount program through a partnership with Office Depot/OfficeMax.  Companies currently accessing this collaborative national program have experienced an average savings of 20-30% over their prior office product costs.  Here are just some of the many benefits you’ll receive when you sign up for this program.

Office Depot/OfficeMax Program Benefits

  • Up to 80% off Manufacturer’s Suggested List Price.
  • A core list of 670+ frequently ordered, deeply discounted products.
  • Free, next-day delivery on orders over $50, depending on your location.
  • Access to the award winning Business Services Division website for placement of orders, online catalog, stock availability, order history, product returns, and usage reports.
  • The support of a local account manager who is responsible for total customer satisfaction.
  • In addition to office supplies, you’ll also receive discounts on office furniture, print/copy services, custom business forms, stationery supplies, promotional products, lunchroom provisions, and janitorial supplies.
  • A discount program to extend to all of your employees.
  • The Office Depot team will provide your company with on-going creative and innovative procurement solutions by identifying preferred product and process improvement opportunities.

How does it work?

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Shop in the store: Print your own NVCN Store Purchasing Card or link your favorite business or personal credit card to the special pricing.The SPC is linked to the special pricing. You can take it with you to any store in the country and present it at the register at the time of checkout. Your special pricing will be applied and then you can pay with cash, check, or credit card.

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Shop Online:Create an online account by linking your favorite business or personal credit card to the special pricing or register for an invoice billing account.Receive new account information (subject to credit approval) and have the option to request a Store Purchasing Card that invoices your company for all purchases made in the store.

NVCN is very pleased to make this program available to our members. In addition to saving you money, supporting this program drives an essential stream of support to NVCN.

Members can register for this program at the “Register” button. 

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Orientation Training

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Membership Benefits

If you are a service provider NVCN benefits include:

  • Consultants, offering tremendous savings for your NPO
  • Education/Training solutions for problems facing your organization
  • Network of colleagues offering encouragement and inspiration
  • Professional Development to build your community career
  • Discounts on products to help you be the best of the best
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FIANN Changes Name

September 20, 2011

Faith in Action National Network - a nonprofit membership organization - is changing its name to National Volunteer Caregiving Network.  The new name was adopted to more clearly reflect the organization's mission of supporting volunteer caregiving programs, and its vision of having a program in every community.  As Board Chairperson Janet Seckel-Cerrotti says, "This new name better describes what our local member programs do and gives us an improved message about the kind of work that we, as a national network, are promoting."

Faith in Action National Network was founded in 2007 to support interfaith volunteer caregiving programs, which draw volunteers from many faith traditions to provide in-home care to those most vulnerable in our communities.  Types of informal care provided by volunteers often include transportation to appointments or shopping, yardwork, minor home repairs, light housekeeping, and friendly visiting.  For older adults, these services help them maintain independence and their ability to remain living in their own homes.  For people of all ages, the relationships between volunteers and care recipients improve quality of life.

Many of the National Network's member programs were started with seed grants from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Faith in Action initiative which spanned a thirty year period, ending in 2007.  The new name is inclusive to these traditional Faith in Action programs, as well as welcoming to all volunteer caregiving programs.  Local program names will not be impacted by the change in the national organization's name.  Membership remains open to all who feel they may benefit from membership - individuals as well as programs.

The name change will be phased in over the next three months.  Click here for answers to some of the questions you may have regarding the name change.  For more information, contact Janet Irish, Interim Executive Director, at (971) 226-0494 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or Kelly McAninch, Administrative Assistant, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..