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Foster Grandparents Sought For New Initiative


Last updated 7/26/2017 at 7:37pm

As an adult, do you sometimes want to "play" again? Now is your chance! The Foster Grandparent Program at Land of Sky Regional Council is currently recruiting volunteers in Transylvania County for an "Oaks and Acorns Initiative," where older adults are paired with children to foster growth and development.

Foster grandparents are individuals age 55 and over who thrive on direct interaction with children and believe they can make a difference in their lives.

They serve as mentors, tutors and loving caregivers to children with special needs in local elementary schools, Head Start progra...

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