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“It is one of the best programs for seniors around and we get to contribute to the lives of children, one of the most satisfying events in my older age."

Foster Grandpa, Laramie, WY

“I did not have grandkids of my own but was able to become a grandma to many students."

Foster Grandma, Sheridan, WY

"Grandfather O. is so helpful to everyone around him. He is really kind and caring and really fun to talk to. When he comes to Spanish, he lights up the whole room.”  

Student, Laramie, WY

"You help me a lot.  You are the best. I love you, Grandma R. You help me with reading and I love that."

Love, a Student, Laramie, WY

"I think this program is the greatest thing ever. It helps me get out of the house and feel better about myself.  Seeing those precious children every day is a gift."

Foster Grandparent, Sheridan, WY

‘(Being a Foster Grandma) makes me feel happy.  I am making a difference.  Plus, I burn off a great deal of energy and laugh.  Wow!  The laughter!’

Foster Grandma, Laramie, WY

“I lost my wife in 2016. Volunteering as a grandpa has been and still is super medicine for me.”  

Foster Grandpa, Rock Springs, WY

“(Being a Foster Grandparent) gives me the satisfaction of paying it forward.  I have had many acts of kindness given to me so doing the same for my foster grandchildren and other people has made a big impact on my life.”  

Foster Grandma, Laramie, WY

“My volunteering experience has given me an opportunity to utilize the knowledge and skills I have learned in my journey through the world of early childhood education.”  

Foster Grandma, Sheridan, WY

"It is so good to feel appreciated, to feel that I am needed. It makes me feel that I made the right decision in moving here. I receive many compliments from teachers and students."

Foster Grandpa, Rock Springs, WY

"(Being a Foster Grandparent) helps me to use my mind and body.  Our relationship with FGP staff and fellow grandparents is a blessing.  It’s a program of total caring."

Foster Grandma, Sheridan, WY

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