>We celebrate the richness and diversity of the communities in our boundaries.
>We believe people who are older should have the opportunity to remain an integral part of these communities throughout their lives, living in the homes they have grown to love, and to maintain the network of friends and neighbors they have developed over the years.
>We value the willingness of the residents of our neighborhoods to volunteer their time and expertise in support of our mission.
>We value the advice and opinions of our members and seek their input on volunteer services, social activities and other ERCV programs.
>We respect the privacy, dignity, and independence of our members and volunteers.
>We appreciate the generosity of our donors; they regularly support the organization with financial and in-kind contributions.
>We value the volunteer experience itself, and believe that volunteers will find their involvement with ERCV rewarding and meaningful.