"I understand their tears."


For Jerry, the kids he mentors through the RS Foster Grandparents Program remind him of himself when he was young. "I understand their anger, I felt it as a kid. I understand their tears because they were my tears too." 

RS recruits, trains and mobilizes low-income senior adults to volunteer with young people in difficult public schools and other local children's institutions. Foster Grandparents provide tutoring and mentoring services as well as an all-important connection to a caring adult. Watch the video and learn more!


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