For Old Time’s Sake

There are so many reasons that volunteering with VU is special–hundreds if you count all the children you work with over the course of many years–but one that always stands out is hearing from or seeing former students and young volunteers. VU has been fortunate to have many high school…

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Happy Reunions

The first week back has been a happy reunion of volunteers and students! It’s so heartwarming to greet students and see the big smiles on their faces when they come through the door and see the familiar setting and friendly volunteers. Settling quickly back into the VU routine, students are enjoying…

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Bowling Blowout

All good things must end, but following tradition, the VU summer program goes out on a fun note at the bowling alley. Eight students and eight volunteers hit the lanes for some active fun and then enjoyed a pizza snack. It was great to see the spirit of cooperation continue…

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Reflections From a Student Volunteer

VU would be nothing without its volunteers. We appreciate them immensely and love to have high school students volunteer because they relate to the younger students so well. Therefore, it‘s particularly gratifying to  share this reflection from a college student who volunteered with VU from the time she was a high…

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