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Making a Difference Driving Around Town

Kids in foster care face a lot of challenges. One challenge that many people don’t know about is transportation. Securing transportation to required appointments can make a big difference in a child’s life.

Rose Teague has really enjoyed being a volunteer transport mentor at UMFS. Being a transport mentor provides a great opportunity to connect with kids. Rose often drives the same children, and she enjoys getting to know them. After learning about one child’s favorite singers, Rose created a custom playlist for their next journey together. “She was so excited,” shared Rose.

Rose encourages others to volunteer as well. “Being a transport mentor is not a huge commitment, but it really makes a difference.”

UMFS is currently seeking volunteers to serve as transport mentors across the state. Click here to sign up and learn more.

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