Skip to Main Content
Call us today

Blog

Jun 22 2022

Volunteer Spotlight: Mary Jane

Volunteer Spotlight

Mary Jane

Have you considered volunteering? As a volunteer for five years, Mary Jane says, “Don’t be afraid and just try it.” The reward, in the end, is worth the shot. She believes others should go for it, and it’s ok if it doesn’t happen to work out. For Mary Jane, it’s been a good fit.

Being a retired teacher, she had time and wanted to help students needing extra help. She also liked the aspect of working with a student one-to-one. Watching children improve their reading skills and begin to enjoy books has brought Mary Jane joy over the years, benefiting her as much as her students. She finds it fun to listen to children tell their stories as they relate to what’s being read.

“Don’t be afraid and just try it.”

Project READS is “a chance to do something that helps younger people and gives back to the community,” and that’s precisely what she has done.

Do you have time to volunteer? Click here to email Nicole or call (260) 423-0008. We need over 150 volunteers to help with the Project Reads program in the coming school year!

More Posts

All Posts
Rebecca

Student Spotlight: Rebecca 

Jul 08 2022

My name is Rebecca. Everyone has a story to tell, and here’s mine so far. I’ve struggled for the past 20 years with drug addiction...

Debbie

Student Spotlight: Debbie 

Jun 07 2022

Hello! My name is Debbie, and I am 28 years old. Currently, I am a gas station clerk, but I have my certified nursing assistant (CNA)...

All Posts