A center that builds the community by providing services and programs for all ages to enjoy.

Grandparents As Reading Partners (GARP)

What is it?
Reading with First thru Fifth grade kids who are reading below grade level.

Goal:
To develop a love of reading by reading to and with a child who needs your caring heart.

Reward:
A hug when the kids leave.

Information you will want to know:

  • Kids are nominated by the school.
  • Reading partners are screened.
  • You are reading with your child in a quiet but open area.
  • The room is supervised.

GARP Time:
Tuesday or Wednesday afternoon
2:45 – 3:00 Kids arrive by school bus
3:00 -3:15 Snack
3:15 – 3:30 Group is read a story
3:30 –4:00 Reading with your child

To volunteer call Sue Nicholas at (716) 481-0541