They told us what it was like to work inside a big business, or what it was like to save a life. Or how you take care of your money and yourself. People volunteering their time and expertise to better
These volunteers have reached out to city students who have really needed the help. They are members of
The volunteers begin their 10th year, helping students in the classroom. Experience Corps is one of 22 in the nation. The group places older adult volunteers in high-need elementary schools.
The city council president and other officials will be on hand to honor the volunteers.
The volunteers, all senior citizens, spend time in
Audrey Weems became a volunteer 4 years ago. She says, "I see beautiful changes. They come in sometimes and they seem tight... And we have a tendency to help them to loosen up and be conducive for learning and helping themselves."
Experience Corps has more than 300 volunteers working at 20 inner city schools.
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