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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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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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June 2016 Newsletter

In this Issue:
  • Conference Details!
  • Did you know?
  • Conference registration links
  • Renew Your Membership
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National Volunteer Caregiving Network

June 15, 2016

Connect - Collaborate - Celebrate:
A Message From Board Member, Dr. Oren Renick


National Volunteer Caregiving Network & Shepherd's Centers of America Present:

Connect - Collaborate - Celebrate
National Conference
October 25 through 27, 2016
Kansas City, MO

The Early Bird rate of $114 continues through June 15, 2016, but the time to register is now!

The conference will be awesome! Those who attended the 2014 conference at Lake Junaluska, NC remember it as a wonderful event – renewal, reunion and new learning were just some of the outcomes. The 2016 conference in Kansas City will be better.

Featured speakers include Sherry Prindle, a life/executive coach and motivational presenter who is co-author of 15 Winning Ways to Better Living; and Jim Firman, president and CEO of the National Council on Aging who will present NCOA’s Aging Mastery Program and related programs for elders. Sherry will highlight the Tuesday program as Jim will for the Wednesday session.

A highlight of Wednesday morning will be the respective business and networking meetings of NVCN and SCA. Thursday will see the excellence awards presentations for outstanding volunteers and organizations. Also, we want to hear from you. Let us know if your organization or a key person received local, state, regional, or national recognition. We want to also celebrate these achievements on Thursday.

Concurrent workshop sessions will address Age Friendly Communities, Board Development, Caregiving, Marketing, Transportation, Volunteerism and other important topics. The takeaways will be significant.

An impressive array of sponsors like AARP will be present. The opportunity to network and collaborate with like-minded organizations is impressive.

This Connect, Collaborate and Celebrate conference is the right event, at the right time, and for the right people.

Oren Renick, Immediate Past Chair
NVCN Board of Directors

Did You Know?

Caregiver Canines® Visiting Therapy Dog Program partnered with NVCN last year to share our program with all NVCN’s affiliates.  Caregiver Canines and its parent program, Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey, are based in Ocean County, NJ.  Our unique program brings certified therapy dogs to visit seniors in their private homes.  This one on one visit allows for a strong bond to form between the senior, the dog and the dog’s handler.  Our Caregiver Canines® help ease the loneliness and depression that so many of our receivers experience on a daily basis.  We are excited to announce that we now partnered with Share Care Faith in Action in Bethlehem, PA; Faith in Action in Medina, OH and Williamsburg Faith in Action in Williamsburg, VA.  If you would like to learn more about our program please contact Danielle Maley atThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 732-505-2273 ext. 202.

Connect, Collaborate, Celebrate! Have You Registered for Our Conference?

We are hosting a national conference, Connect, Collaborate, Celebrate, in collaboration with the Shepherd's Centers of America! The conference will be held October 25 through 27, 2016 at theEmbassy Suites at the Plaza hotel in Kansas City, Missouri
This national conference brings together professionals with different perspectives, different areas of expertise, and different backgrounds together for one purpose: to learn and share the latest and greatest ideas to improve the quality of life for older adults.

The deadline for early registration is June 15, 2016. 

Register Now!
Have you renewed your membership yet?

Exciting things are coming from NVCN in 2016! If your 2015 NVCN membership has expired, please be sure to renew membership. You can renew now by clicking the PayPal button below. If you have questions about your invoice or membership expiration date, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 210.865.9805. 

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