RSVP of North Central Iowa
Pen Pal: Improving Skills through Letter-Writing - Hampton-Dumont
Company: RSVP of North Central Iowa
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Location: North Side Elementary, Hampton, IA, 50441
Project Details

Pen Pals is an intergenerational program that links 4th- and 5th-grade students with RSVP volunteers age 55+. Pen Pals exchange letters for six months and then meet at a party. The program is designed to help students practice the art of writing, increase literacy skills, and build positive multi-generational relationships.

General requirements


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • Six letters during school year
  • Category
    Children & Youth
    Education & Literacy
    Skills Area