Lunch Buddy Program - North Clackamas Schools

 
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  • Lunch Buddy Program - North Clackamas Schools posted a progress report
    Closed for Summer!
    By - Linda Parsons - Lunch Buddy Program Coordinator
    After a banner year for the North Clackamas Lunch Buddy program, we are on a sumemr hiatus along with the students.  We will return for our 22nd year on Tuesday, September 8th, 2015.  We look forward to matching our wonderful volunteers with deserving North Clackamas students.  After evaluation this year, the...
    • 1 week ago
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  • Lunch Buddy Program - North Clackamas Schools posted a progress report
    Springtime for Lunch Buddies
    By - Linda Parsons - Program Coordinator
    At this time in the year, the Lunch Buddy coordinator has stopped making new Buddy matches since there is only a short bit of time left in the school year.  We will start with new matches again in September when the new school year begins.  We ended the year with 82 meaningful Lunch Buddy pairs.  The pairs...
    • 3 months ago
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  • Lunch Buddy Program - North Clackamas Schools posted a progress report
    Mid-Year Lunch Buddy recap
    By - Linda Parsons - Lunch Buddy program coordinator
    The Lunch Buddy program has been working hard to get all new Buddies screened, trained and introduced to their students.  There has been a steady stream of new adult volunteers interested in the program since school started again in September.   In December the program coordinator finished a complete Policies and...
    • 6 months ago
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  • Lunch Buddy Program - North Clackamas Schools posted a progress report
    Lunch Buddy Program finishes banner year!
    By - Linda Parsons - Program Coordinator
    The Lunch Buddy Program finished the school year with 82 successful mentoring matches.  We celebrated the great year by having a fun party at Kellogg Bowl at the end of May.  The program will resume in early September when the 2014-2015 school year begins.  We have already heard from many mentors that they...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Lunch Buddy Program - North Clackamas Schools has received 8 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Lunch Buddy Program - North Clackamas Schools posted a progress report
    Great year for Lunch Buddy program!
    By - Linda Parsons - Lunch Buddy Program Coordinator
    The North Clackamas Lunch Buddy program has had a steady stream of new volunteers throughout this school year.  We are currently at 78 Buddy matches for the year and 26 of those adults are new to the program.  We have had only 2 matches end during this year and both of those were due to the adult changing...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Lunch Buddy Program - North Clackamas Schools posted a progress report
    Off to a great start
    By - Linda Parsons - Lunch Buddy Coordinator
    The North Clackamas Lunch Buddy program is off to an amazing start this school year.  We currently have close to 70 mentor/mentee matches.  This is up from 48 at this time last year.   We are on target to break all mentor match records in the 20 year history of the North Clackamas Lunch Buddy...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Lunch Buddy Program - North Clackamas Schools posted a progress report
    Off to a great start!
    By - Linda Parsons - Lunch Buddy Program Coordinator
    The Lunch Buddy program has gotten off to a great start this Fall!  We currently have 55 Lunch Buddy mentors either already out meeting with their Buddies or in the process of being screened, trained and introduced to their new Buddy.  Last year we started with 36 adults and ended the year with 73 matches. ...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Lunch Buddy Program - North Clackamas Schools has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • Lunch Buddy Program - North Clackamas Schools has received 13 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Lunch Buddy Program - North Clackamas Schools posted a progress report
    Lunch Buddy Mentoring Program
    By - Linda Parsons - Project Coordinator
    This school year we have placed well over 70 Lunch Buddy mentors with young students in 15 different North Clackamas elementary schools.   These pairs spend lunch and lunch recess together first eating then playing outside, doing a craft project, reading or playing a quiet game. One school principal recently said,...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Lunch Buddy Program - North Clackamas Schools posted a progress report
    Lunch Buddy Program
    By - Linda Parsons - Program Coordinator
    January 2013 has brought a renewed interest in volunteering.  We started the year with several new potential Lunch Buddy volunteers and are hoping to gain even more interested adults with the publication of articles in the Milwaukie Pilot newsletter and the Happy Valley newsletter about the great work our program does...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Lunch Buddy Program - North Clackamas Schools posted a progress report
    Lunch Buddy Program
    By - Linda Parsons - Program Coordinator
    This is the 20th year of the North Clackamas Lunch Buddy program and we have hit the school year running!  We had very few adult Buddies leave the program after last school year and we've gotten all of the remaining adult Buddies rematched either with their previous Buddy or a new one.  We also have 17 new adults...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Lunch Buddy Program - North Clackamas Schools posted a progress report
    Lunch Buddy recap for 2011-2012 School Year
    By - Linda Parsons - Program Coordinator
    The North Clackamas Lunch Buddy Program enjoyed another successful year for the 2011-2012 school year.  We had 82 Lunch Buddy matches this year and that was with one less grade (6th) than we had the previous school year.  We are hoping to reach 90 mentor matches for the 2012-2013 school year. On June 1st, we had a...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Lunch Buddy Program - North Clackamas Schools has received 1 donation
    • 3 years ago
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  • Lunch Buddy Program - North Clackamas Schools posted a progress report
    Lunch Buddy Program Update
    By - Linda Parsons - Lunch Buddy Program Coordinator
    The Lunch Buddy program has been lucky enough to have an influx of great volunteers in the past few months. So far this year we have been able to provide Buddies to over 70 children in the North Clackamas School District. Our volunteers range in age from 19 to 82 and come from all backgrounds, just as the elementary school...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Lunch Buddy Program - North Clackamas Schools has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Lunch Buddy Program - North Clackamas Schools posted a progress report
    2011-2012 Lunch Buddies
    By - Linda Parsons - Lunch Buddy Program Coordinator
    The Lunch Buddy Program currently has over 70 Lunch Buddy mentor matches this school year.  We are hoping to recruit 15 more Buddies this year to help meet the demand of kids on waiting lists at each of our North Clackamas Elementary Schools.  All it takes is one hour a week to help make a difference in the life...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Lunch Buddy Program - North Clackamas Schools posted a progress report
    Lunch Buddy Program Update
    By - Linda Parsons - Lunch Buddy Program Coordinator
    The Lunch Buddy Program is starting off strong again this year.  We have a new coordinator, Linda Parsons, who started in September.  There are currently approximately 65 Lunch Buddy matches with about 10 additional people in the process of being screened or trained.  We are always looking for adult Lunch...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Lunch Buddy Program - North Clackamas Schools has made updates to their project page.
    • 4 years ago
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  • Lunch Buddy Program - North Clackamas Schools posted a progress report
    Change of Coordinator
    By - Kathy Harrison - Volunteer Coordinator
    Kay Loeffl has been the coordinator for the past year or so and will be leaving to return to school full-time in the fall. There are several qualified applicants being interviewed soon.  The program is going strong with over 80 students in many of our elementary schools.
    • 4 years ago
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  • Lunch Buddy Program - North Clackamas Schools posted a progress report
    Lunch Buddies Matter
    By - Kathy Harrison - Lunch Buddy Mentors
    Approximately 80 students have a lunch buddy this school  year. A lunch Buddy is someone to eat with, someone to talk to, someone to listen to, someone to laugh with, someone a child can depend on to be there for them. Our kids need you. Volunteering just 1 hour a week will put a smile on your heart. Youth who...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Lunch Buddy Program - North Clackamas Schools has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 4 years ago
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Ben Moorad

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Milwaukie, OR United States

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