Still Going Strong

Although the school year is winding down, homework help is going strong until it ends on May 31 for the year. It’s great to see the kids still coming and the volunteers maintaining their commitment even when the weather is gorgeous. In fact, we have added several new students recently, and…

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SOLs and School Elections: Rites of Spring

We’re holding steady at homework assistance. Students and volunteers are working hard to get homework done so everyone can take advantage of the great weather and extended daylight hours knowing that all the work is done. That’s actually a lesson that we hope students learn as they work with volunteers–the joy of being prepared when they…

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Quince Años! Happy Birthday Vecinos Unidos

VU celebrated its 15th birthday last week by recognizing the volunteers who give so generously of their time to make the program successful. As we were setting up for the  lovely dinner at Connections for Hope, the 22 students–who celebrated with cupcakes earlier in the week–and 8 volunteers in the adjoining rooms were…

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