Generations Incorporated Awarded 4-year Grant from the Social Innovation Fund
A generous 4 year Social Innovation Fund sub-grant provided by AARP Foundation, under its grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service will support the scaling of Generations Incorporated’s AARP Foundation Experience Corps Program in the Boston Public Schools. Generations Incorporated is one of seven AARP Foundation Experience Corps programs across the nation to receive this highly competitive sub-grant.
Fred and Martha Smith Recognized for Their Work in Boston’s South End
In recognition of their mission to serve struggling young students in Boston’s South End neighborhood, AARP has named Fred and Martha Smith of Dedham the Massachusetts recipients of the association’s most prestigious volunteer award, the 2013 AARP Andrus for Community Service. The Smiths received this honor during an award ceremony at Generations Incorporated, the Boston affiliate of AARP Experience Corps, where they have served as volunteer reading mentors for the past four years.
Generations Incorporated Designated A Program of Distinction
“We congratulate Generations Incorporated for earning this distinction and their dedication to intergenerational practices.” notes Donna Butts, executive director of Generations United. “The Program of Distinction designation is the U.S. intergenerational community’s ‘seal of approval.’ The application and review process are rigorous. Achieving this recognition is a major accomplishment and says a program employs best practices and effectively serves the surrounding community.”