News & Updates from Viste

‘Tis the Season for Your Valuable Support!

This holiday season let us all remember those in our community who need our love and support to make every day a gift worth celebrating. You can make a difference for our frail, elderly neighbors this holiday season by making a donation to VISTE.  Even a small contribution can make a big difference in the […]

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Save on Your Taxes and Help VISTE with an IRA Charitable Rollover

Did you know if you are 70½ years old (or older) you can take advantage of a simple way to benefit our elderly neighbors in need and receive tax benefits in return? You can can gift up to $100,000 from your IRA directly to a qualified charity such as VISTE without having to pay income taxes […]

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VISTE Thanksgiving Bread Sign Up

Interested in helping bake mini-loaves or muffins of pumpkin bread, or a “fall flavor” for our clients? Click the link below for more info! Details & Sign Up Form

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VISTE Thanksgiving Meal Deliveries

VISTE Prepares for 23nd Annual Thanksgiving Meal Delivery Twenty-three years ago, VISTE (Volunteers in Service to the Elderly) leadership saw a need within its client base and reached out to volunteers to help meet that need. Thanks to the kindness of those volunteers, 100 clients received a Thanksgiving meal that year. This year, VISTE anticipates […]

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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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