Foster Grandparents are role models, mentors, and friends to children with exceptional needs. The program provides a way for volunteers age 55 and over to stay active by serving children and youth in their communities.
Volunteers serve at thousands of local organizations that:
National Mentoring Month is an annual, high-profile campaign to draw attention to the need for more volunteer mentors to help America’s young people achieve their full potential.
Each January, the Harvard Mentoring Project, MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership, and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) spearhead an effort to raise awareness of ways that individuals can lend their support to this important cause.