REALTOR® Volunteers Assist Seniors
2014 RSVP District Leadership Contacts
Chair for all Regions: David Barca, 650-704-9019
Chair for SILVAR: Eileen Giorgi, 408-356-8009
Cupertino/Sunnyvale: Sue Bose, 408-996-8100
Los Altos/Mountain View: Suzanne O'Brien, 650-947-4700
Los Altos/Mountain View: David Kim, 650-947-4700
Menlo/Atherton: Lehua Greenman, 650-245-1845
Menlo/Atherton: Karen Fryling, 650-281-8752
Palo Alto: Jeff Beltramo, 650-325-6161
Palo Alto: Desiree Docktor, 650-323-1111
Los Gatos/Saratoga: Mary Kay Groth, 408-335-1400
For homeowners or renters who are advanced in years and are physically and financially challenged, tasks like replacing smoke detector batteries, flipping a mattress or washing the windows can pose a major challenge. For those who live on the Peninsula or in the South Bay (Atherton, Menlo Park, East Palo Alto, Palo Alto, Woodside, Portola Valley, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Mountain View, Cupertino, Sunnyvale, Saratoga, Monte Sereno, or Los Gatos), the RSVP program offers cost-free assistance by local REALTORS® in cooperation with various community organizations and senior centers. The community outreach program, known as REALTOR® Service Volunteer Program (RSVP), provides senior citizens with a friendly visit and free assistance with household tasks during a designated week each year.
The REALTOR® community outreach program was officially launched in 2001 by SILVAR. Last year, 447 RSVP volunteers from the Bay Area provided free assistance to 297 senior households; 241 REALTORS® and affiliates from SILVAR assisted 118 senior households in SILVAR’s five districts (Menlo Park/Atherton,
Senior homeowners and renters with physical and financial constraints and live in SILVAR-covered cities and towns can inquire about the upcoming program by calling (408) 200-0100 or clicking on the links below.