Innovative Volunteer Models to Promote Social Connection

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The Commit to Connect August 2023 webinar focused on innovative volunteer programs that foster social connection. During the webinar, the Give 5 program (https://give5program.org/) highlighted how their volunteer model offers retirees civic engagement opportunities that build upon their interests and skills. SAGE (https://www.sageusa.org/) shared how they create and sustain volunteer opportunities that help LGBTQ+ older adults remain engaged in their community. Attendees also heard from the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation (https://www.christopherreeve.org/) as they highlighted their peer mentoring program matching people with disabilities to spur connection.

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