Volunteers Help Children Learn, Grow and Flourish at Noah After School
Article by Urban Alliance staff.
On most any given day of the week, Hartford students bouncing with excitement and anticipation make their way to Noah After School, a program run by Hartford City Mission that supports children in their homework and reading skills and helps them learn how much Jesus loves them.
Mother-daughter pair Aislyn Brown and Carolyn Lindo both have a passion for kids, and reached out to Urban Alliance to help get connected to a volunteer opportunity that would involve working alongside children. Noah After School was the perfect fit.
"I look forward to going to the program," explained Aislyn, "I feel that I work well with the children and they are fun to work with. They are so engaged in the activities and have so much energy!"
"Noah After School has made a difference for a lot of children. It helps them with their school grades and social skills, and most importantly they can learn about how much God loves and cares about them," explained Andrew. "I feel I have an impact by helping these kids with their homework.It is very rewarding to see them understand their school work and know that it will help them do better in school.I also feel that I am helping to provide a welcoming, safe place for them to be after school. It is good for them to know that people care about them."
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