The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
The Foster Grandparents Program is part of the National Senior Service Corporation and sponsored locally by the Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging. Foster Grandparents provide emotional support through listening, nurturing, tutoring and/or mentoring children with special needs in hospitals, Head Start, school, and daycares. If you are 55 years or older, receive a modest income and are able to commit to 15-40 hours a week-you can receive the following:
transportation and meal reimbursement
earned personal time
If you're interested in learning more about the program, please call us at 402-444-6536.