Program Update- October 2022

October 26, 2022 Although our School Grandparent Program is still on hold because of the Pandemic, we are happy to let you know that our Family Match Program and Letters To Seniors Program are still accepting participants. A… Read More

Program Update- May 2022

We are excited to announce we have slowly begun re-opening our Family Match Grandparent Program! We are currently busy reaching out to the families and volunteers who have submitted applications during the last 2 years throughout the Pandemic…. Read More

Introducing Our New Summer Student

May 2, 2022 Hello! My name is Natalie, and I am delighted to take on the Summer 2022 Administrative Assistant position with Volunteer Grandparents. I am a third-year university student pursuing a degree in Human Geography and Spanish who… Read More

Program Update- January 2022

January 4, 2022 Happy New Year! We hope that everyone had a lovely holiday season.  As we welcome 2022 it is hard not to reflect on the significant changes in our lives that have occurred in the last… Read More

Grandparents Day Contest Winners…

What Do Grandparents Mean to You? This year, to celebrate Grandparents’ Day on September 12th, we held a community-wide social media contest. The contest, which was open to anyone who wished to participate, focused on highlighting the connections… Read More

Grandparents Day Contest!

Did you know that Grandparents Day is on September 12, 2021? This year, we are hosting a social media contest to bring awareness to this important day. The contest, which will begin now and end on September 12th,… Read More

Our Team is Complete…

We welcome our newest team member, Alessia De Blasio. She will be working with us until October 2021 as an Administrative Assistant, a position made possible by Canada Summer Jobs. Alessia has recently graduated high school and will… Read More

We Welcome New Summer Staff

We would like to introduce and welcome Sarah Qiu, our new Program Developer to our Team. Sarah was hired through Canada Summer Jobs funding to assist us in delivering our Letters to Seniors Program throughout the summer and… Read More

Letters To Seniors

The Pandemic has brought a real need for safe connection with others.  Social isolation and declining mental health has affected many of us.  Falling under our mission to bridge and enrich generations, in the summer of 2020, we… Read More