Big & Mini

Interested in forming friendships across generations? Big & Mini connects older adults (“Bigs”) and youth (“Minis”) through video conference or phone calls. Create an account, read a training document, and get matched with someone who shares your interests. Big and […]

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Eldera

Eldera offers adults 60 and older and kids age 5 to 15 a chance to connectvia video chat so they can learn from each other and have fun. After a freebackground check, Eldera matches an older adult with a kid […]

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Lutheran Social Service

Companion services provide customized support, transportation, and friendship for older adults who want to live at home, stay healthy, and remain as independent as possible. Due to the pandemic, companion services are currently being offered virtually via phone and video chat.||Foster Grandparent volunteers traditionally provide one-on-one mentoring a few hours a week to at-risk youth to help them boost their self-esteem and overall success. In this role, you can positively impact the lives of children and youth, find a meaningful way to give back, and earn extra income. In this new COVID-19 environment, Foster Grandparents are finding ways to support teachers and students remotely.

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Mentor North

Mentor North was established in 2019 as a one-on-one, community based mentoring organization. Mentor North offers mentoring programs aimed at enhance the lives of individuals and creating an inclusive mentorship community. They welcome youth and mentors from a variety of […]

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Minnesota Senior Corps

Minnesota Senior Corps offers three different programs for volunteer opportunities. To qualify as a volunteer You must be 55 years of age or older and in good general health. Be flexible and available with service activity schedule. Have dependable transportation […]

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Northland Foundation

The Northland Foundation is a publicly supported foundation serving seven northeastern Minnesota counties: Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, and St. Louis, and all or parts of five Tribal Nations within the same geographic boundaries: Bois Forte Band of Chippewa, […]

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Sharing Smiles

Would you enjoy having a penpal from a different generation? Empowering the Ages created Sharing Smiles to help older and younger folks connect safely through e-mail, cards, and letters. Some Sharing Smiles participants write joint stories or create poetry or […]

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