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Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy
August 13, 2009

Volunteer USA Foundation sponsors the Teen Trendsetters Reading Mentors Program. They have over 110 programs in Florida high schools, where teens are trained to mentor elementary students struggling with their reading skills. This helps both the elementary students and the high school students. In the elementary students, improved reading will translate into better academic performance and self-esteem. For the high school students, it may foster interest in careers in teaching and public service. My niece participated in this program and had very positive things to say about her experience.

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seeing the satisfcation it provided to my niece and spreading the word about volunteerism in the community, especially high school students.

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How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

One time

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

MY ROLE:
General Member of the Public & I encouraged my niece to continue her volunteer activities through this program and talked to her about careers in public service.