News & Updates from Viste

VISTE is Hiring: Development Director

POSITION DESCRIPTION FOR DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR VOLUNTEERS IN SERVICE TO THE ELDERLY (VISTE) Position: Development Director Status: Full time; exempt Reports To: President Direct Reports: NA About VISTE: The mission of VISTE is to enable frail and elderly persons to live independently and safely in their own home. Position Summary: The Development Director has operational responsibility […]

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Ales for Elders

Join us for an afternoon of live music, nibbles, local vendors, and, most importantly, samplings of local craft brews from popular spots and home brewers! We here at VISTE are beyond excited for this unique opportunity, and hope you will come out to enjoy the afternoon with us, and support our life-enriching programs for the elderly […]

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Sweet Wars

Join us for the 4th Annual Sweet Wars! A dessert bake-off to benefit VISTE. This year’s event will be hosted by The Manor at Lake Morton – 534 E Lime St in Lakeland. The public is invited to attend and sample desserts made by local independent, assisted, and skilled nursing facility chefs. Vote on your favorite […]

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“Happy Birthday to you…”

VISTE believes in serving the whole person – not just meeting their physical needs, but also seeing to their emotional well-being. One way they accomplish this is through monthly birthday cake deliveries to clients who turn 90 and older. On the 2nd Friday of then month, the clients are visited by a volunteer with a […]

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Ode to VISTE

Enjoy this heartfelt, beautifully written “Ode to VISTE,” written by Advisory Board member Sheila Lotterhos in honor of VISTE’s 35 Birthday Celebration.

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Summer 2017 Recap

Oh, what busy fun it has been! As the summer winds down and we reflect on the bustling (and very very hot) season, we wanted to take a moment and give thanks for the amazing groups we’ve had the pleasure of working with – some old friends, and some new! A group of interns from […]

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The Annual Volunteer Luncheon 2016 According to the Intern

One of my favorite quotes, coined by John Bunyan, says, “You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.” Although I may have found those words on an inspirational website for teenage girls years ago, and they were spoken hundreds more years ago, I see them lived […]

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Your Donations Help VISTE Help Others

VISTE does more than deliver hot meals, offer transportation to those who are no longer capable of getting around, and provide monthly supplements to over 1,500 households. We bring hope, service, and a little bit of happiness into the homes of the elderly who may not be able to enjoy the simple things that you […]

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Hot Meal Adventures Ep. 1: Two Women and a Snake

Hot meal delivery volunteer, Joann Schirm, has been with VISTE for 13 years. She and her delivery partner, Marj Chepeka, take fresh and delicious meals to our client’s front doors when they are hardly able to produce healthy and nutritious food for themselves. She says the clients are so appreciative, as these may be one […]

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Betty’s Volunteer Spotlight

Betty Sebright is a Lakeland native and has been a wonderful and dedicated volunteer with VISTE for nearly three years. After surviving her battle with cancer, Betty felt compelled to give back to the community who supported her through her hard days, prayed for her, and ultimately, helped her defeat cancer. At VISTE, she delivers birthday […]

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