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GrandPals       Resource ID: 313

Category: Community Improvement & Capacity Building
The GrandPals program is a learning and reading program pairing older adults with students in the Princeton Regional Schools. Senior volunteers read to kindergartners at Littlebrook and Riverside Schools to encourage a love of reading and to develop intergenerational friendships. At Community Park School, the GrandPals tutor elementary students in reading and math. The seniors assist pupils, enrich the educational program and contribute to the comunity while building lasting peer and intergenerational personal relationships

The program began in 1997 with 45 volunteers recruited for two schools and now serves more than 150 children. All children in the seven kindergarten classes at Little Brook and Riverside participate in the program. At Community Park School, the teachers select the children for participation based on their needs. Training and support is offered to GrandPals by the GrandPals Director and school personnel.

45 Stockton Street

Princeton, NJ 08540


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