Make a difference in Petersburg schools by volunteering as a lunch buddy: • Cool Spring Elementary • Lakemont Elementary • Pleasants Lane Elementary • Walnut Hill Elementary
We’re seeking churches, businesses, sororities, fraternities and community groups to provide a friendly presence while enjoying lunch in a school cafeteria with elementary students. You can participate once a week or once a month — whichever fits your schedule.
Several community groups already volunteer as lunch buddies in Petersburg schools, and Petersburg Promise is seeking to expand the program so that more students benefit.
Lunch buddies will talk with students, listen to their stories and generally build community spirit. Lunch buddies will be trained in advance and supported throughout their volunteer service. (If you have been trained through Petersburg Promise, then no additional training is needed.) How about it? Will you be a lunch buddy?