Foster Grandparent Program

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Watching Children Bloom!

Friday, January 17, 2020

Phyllice Jackson compares children to “buds on a tree, and I love to see them bloom.” Jackson, who prefers to be called PJ, is a volunteer with YWCA Tri-County Area’s Foster Grandparents Program.  Foster Grandparents Program encourages adult volunteers 55 and older to stay active by helping children and youth in their communities. Volunteers are… Continue Reading Watching Children Bloom!

Instilling a Love of Learning

Friday, January 17, 2020

Regina Hauserman, or Miss Jeana as the children in the classroom call her, is relatively new to the Foster Grandparent Program, and currently serves at YWCA Tri-County Area’s Early Education Center in Pottstown. “Because of different circumstances I’m unable to work. Luckily, the Foster Grandparent Program doesn’t mind people with canes, so I’m able to… Continue Reading Instilling a Love of Learning

Our Volunteers are a Work of Heart

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Have you volunteered for over 11,000 lifetime hours? Foster Grandparent Phyllice Jackson has! Foster Grandparent volunteer Phyllice Jackson has been a part of the program for over 7 years. YWCA Tri-County Area sponsors the Foster Grandparents Program in Montgomery County. This program allows older adults a chance to volunteer in their community. Volunteers are placed… Continue Reading Our Volunteers are a Work of Heart