Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Isabella County Community Development

Mission Moments

December 2014

The holiday and season that involves presents is upon us.  What is a present?  Is it a pretty package with a bow on it that you can’t wait to open?  Or is it about opening your heart and sharing your time with others in need – in other words is it about being Present in another person’s life?  The Senior Companion and Foster Grandparent Volunteers are all about the latter.

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August 2014

As you get older and retire or move to a new community, you may not have as many opportunities to socialize as you did when you were younger.  If you’re not getting out and about each day, you may be missing out on important social interactions that may help you stay sharp and healthy.

There are many health benefits of social interaction:

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April 2014

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples”    Mother Theresa

Every ripple has a point of origin and for many children and older adults in need, that origin is their Foster Grandparent or Senior Companion volunteer. The Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion Volunteers give the gift of time and commitment to do many small things with great love which cause a ripple effect in our communities.

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