Who, What, and Why



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celebrates its founder's friendship with a special 9 year old, who died in the January 8, 2011 mass shooting in Tucson, Arizona, holding Suzi's hand, waiting to meet her Congresswoman, Gabrielle Giffords.  

Designed to encourage others to share what they love, our mission is to promote, support, and create opportunities connecting those who have time with those who have need.  Our goal is to offer a hassle free volunteer experience, connecting the generations.   

Garden Club with their new tools, thanks to our donor, Lady Jane

Prince Elementary School

As the Official Adopted Grandmother of Prince Elementary School, Suzi is able to offer a wide variety of volunteer experiences, on a regular schedule or a drop-in basis.  

Whether reading Maurice Sendak in kindergarten or planting in the garden, GRIN volunteers supplement the efforts of teachers and staff, providing help throughout the school year.   

 Have a talent or skill you'd like to share?  GRIN can connect you with students who want to learn.  


Pilates at Amphi

Partnering with local and national businesses, GRIN sponsors a weekly Fletcher Pilates class at Amphi Middle School


Special Events

Trunk or Treat, Spring Carnival,

Valentines Day - drop in and join the fun with the Amphi scholars.  

Want to thank the educators in person?  Deliver Back to School Love Fest treats the week before school begins.