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Foster Grandparents Look to Branch Out

The Foster Grandparents Program has provided vital help to childcare centers in Charles City, New Hampton and Fredericksburg for decades.

Program Director Jennifer Lantz says they’re also looking to expand their presence.

Lantz adds that they’re also looking for more people to become foster grandparents. Those interested must be over 55 and pass a background check. Lantz also notes that current foster grandparents are getting a raise effective July 1.

A link to more information can be found here: 

A division of Americorp Seniors, the Foster Grandparents Program is celebrating its 50th year in north Iowa.

Mark Pitz

News Director/Weekdays 10am to 2pm on 95.9 KCHA

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