Foster Grandparents Program Provides Extra Attention, Love to Kids in Need – ABC2 News

There’s an unspoken rule that when you become a grandparent, your love becomes extra special.  And a group of special grandparents are sharing that love with as many children as they can.

Betty Elliott has volunteered at the Union Baptist Church Head Start program for 13 years.  She comes five days a week for seven to eight hours, and she loves every minute of it.

“When I tell people I volunteer with children, they tell me I’m crazy,” she said.  “No, I’m not crazy, children need love.”

 

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F.T. was appointed Springboard Community Services as CEO in September of 2015 following a national search that yielded more than 200 candidates. Prior to joining SCS, he served for nearly 15 years as President & CEO of AIDS Interfaith Residential Services, Inc. / Empire Homes of Maryland. F.T.’s chief duties include leading fund and partnership development, cultivating the board of directors, and establishing the agency’s strategic direction and vision. A Florida native, F.T. enjoys cooking, traveling, and attending live music and dance performances.