Dedicating your time to help others is an altruistic way to make a difference in someone’s life. But who gets the most out of a volunteer experience – the volunteer or the recipient? Experience Corps recently sat down with two of their male DC-area volunteers, to learn more about their experiences with Experience Corps. Experience Corps is an AARP program that places adults age 50 and older in elementary schools to tutor and mentor students in reading and literacy. These men spoke about how the work has impacted their lives, as well as the lives of the children they reach.
By Jill Gambon • It warms Peg Buckman’s heart when the kids call out “Miss Peg is here!” as she arrives at the Martin Luther King Jr. K-8 School in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood.
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