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Foster Grandparents looking for more volunteers to help


Foster Grandparents needs more volunteers to serve in area schools.

The program offered by Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska is looking for retired seniors to serve as a supportive presence for students, Linda Massie, CAPWN recruiter, said.

“It’s a non-profit community action program to put seniors into schools to help students learn,” Massie said. “We do everything from preschools to junior high.”

Foster Grandparents are neither paraeducators nor parents. They are “warm and fuzzies.”

“We help the kids,” Massie said. “They’ll tell us things or they’ll...

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