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Reaching out to grandmothers

sturgeon-woodlandsWhen Furman student Christina Sturgeon met Ginny Simmons in an elevator at The Woodlands, a nearby retirement community, you could say it was a grandmother-granddaughter connection at first sight. That was the start of their relationship as part of the Adopt-A-Grandparent/Adopt-A-Grandchild program that Sturgeon started with residents at The Woodlands. Sturgeon, a freshman from Maryland, implemented the program as part of her involvement with the Heller Service Corps, a serving learning entity at Furman that connects students to volunteer opportunities with organizations throughout Greenville. Read more in The Greenville News.

Last updated April 2, 2015
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