PROGRAMS

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Our pen-pal program connects students with senior citizens through letter writing. These letters can be more creative and include drawings or are text-heavy. The ultimate goal of the Amity Program is to increase intergenerational interaction through communication-based programming. 

Apply as a student here and as a senior here

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Our telephone correspondence program connects students with senior citizens through weekly phone calls. These intergenerational pairs get to know one another and can learn from the other.

Apply as a student here and as a senior here

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The art box program sends art supplies to homebound seniors, in particular those with dementia. The activities are simples and allow a small break for the participants care partner. 
Apply here

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Making a card is an easy, fun, and important way to contribute to the work that the Amity Program does to decrease social isolation among seniors. This is an excellent project to do on a slow day or to do as a community or in a corporate setting. Making a card is a simple way to help brighten someone’s day.

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The Student Leadership Division (SLD) of the Amity Program is composed of high school students. This sector of the Amity Program is directly involved in the leadership of the organization. Each member will develop personal leadership skills, marketing skills, and entrepreneurship experience.