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Hurricane Volunteer Support Fund
In the wake of the recent hurricanes, the Corporation is coordinating volunteers to assist with repair and relief efforts in areas affected by this devastating storm. Your donation will support volunteers in providing food and shelter, managing donations, helping victims get necessary assistance, and long-term rebuilding efforts.
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Topic: Education

Program


Developing an Intergenerational Pen Pal Project

Volunteers with Northwest Iowa Retired Senior and Volunteer Program (RSVP) and students at Spencer Middle School were linked through an intergenerational pen pal project that culminated with each student writing a life story of her/his pen pal. The students presented the stories to their pen pals at an end of the year party. This effective practice was submitted by Mary Steele, director of Northwest Iowa RSVP.

Click here to read the full article at the Resource Center.


The Resource Center is your one-stop shop for online tools and training resources to strengthen your volunteer or service program. Sponsored by the Corporation for National and Community Service and administered by ETR Associates, The Resource Center is the central point for:

  • Sharing training and technical assistance information among the Corporation’s National Service programs
  • Sharing information with potential grantees to help them apply for Corporation resources
  • Providing technical assistance to any organization using volunteers to strengthen local communities
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