Pen Pal: Improving Skills through Letter-Writing - CAL


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1441 Gull AveLatimer, IA 50452


Pen Pals is an intergenerational program that links 4th- and 5th-grade students with RSVP volunteers. Pen Pals exchange letters for six months and then meet at a party. The program is designed to help students practice the art of writing, increase literacy skills, and build positive multi-generational relationships.


  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Reading / Writing

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • Six letters during school year

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