SHARE! High School Exchange Program Overview
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Target demographics: Host an Exchange Student!
Direct beneficiaries per year: place more than 550 international high school exchange students have the American experience of a lifetime while living with their volunteer host family
Geographic areas served: international education and travel
Programs: SHARE! places over 550 international high school exchange student's a year between the ages of 15-18 with volunteer host families. SHARE! families are diverse! Traditional two-parent families (with or without children), single parents or adults, and retired couples all make wonderful host families. Any adult with a safe, clean, loving environment, is encouraged to host.
Host families provide: A bed, 3 meals a day as well as a loving environment, friendship and a desire to share American culture. The host family may also choose their own student that best fits into their family from over 25 countries from around the world!
SHARE! Students all speak English, come fully medically insured and with their own spending money for personal expenses. They attend the host family’s local high school for a school year or semester.
Contact SHARE! today at 800-941-3738 or sharesouthwest.org to start your adventure of a lifetime!
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Each year, the SHARE! High School Exchange Program selects and sponsors approximately 750 exchange students, between the ages of 15 and 18 years old, to experience life in the United States by living with Host Families and attending local public high schools for one semester or a full academic year.