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- April 1, 2016

What people get from 'giving back'

Older volunteers in local tutoring program explain what's in it for them

by Chris Kenrick

Volunteering can be a powerful way to engage with others and heighten one's sense of purpose, a recent report from the Stanford Center on Longevity states.

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Contributing Writer Chris Kenrick can be emailed at ckenrick@paweekly.com.

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5 people like this
Posted by Mutti
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Apr 4, 2016 at 10:36 am

I tutor a wonderful Tongan woman thru SASS. She's a grandma like me and i really admire her desire to improve her English and her educational level. It's only an hour or of my week, but so much fun for me!


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