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Age to age program links generations

 

December 9, 2022



The Northland Foundation was recently awarded a federal grant of $500,000 over two years to support intergenerational programming in northeast Minnesota, leveraging the foundation’s “AGE to age” program which brings generations together in helping children’s programs.

The program taps the skills and experience of older adult volunteers to support children in tutoring, out-of-school time, and enrichment activities like reading programs, homework help, art clubs, sewing projects, fitness activities, and holiday gatherings.

Anyone age 55 or older can become an “AGE to age” voluntee...



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