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Volunteer

Meet NHR Tutor – Lynne K.!

In this time of Thanksgiving, we are so grateful for the volunteers who work with our students every week to share the joy and power of reading. We could not deliver such an impactful program that gets such… Read More

Denise T.

Some people have a passion that they find early in life and maintain forever. For Denise Terry, tutoring is that passion. While attending Albertus Magnus College, Denise tutored students at a Catholic elementary school. During two of her… Read More

Kevin M.

Years ago, Kevin McCarthy was contacted by a family who needed his help. Their kid had not yet learned to read, and he was struggling. Kevin immediately agreed to work with the student. He remembers the experience fondly…. Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Seungju H.

Seungju H Volunteer Spotlight

Volunteer Location: Bristol Street Years Tutoring: 8 months When and why did you first start volunteering at NHR?                                         … Read More

Volunteer Appreciation Month

NHR Volunteer Video

We want to say THANK You to our volunteers! April is National Volunteer month and our NHR team made a video for our volunteers to thank them for all they do! With out them our program wouldn’t be… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Myana M.

Learn why Myana first started volunteering with NHR’s tutoring program and what impact it’s had on her.

Volunteer Spotlight: Juandiego C.

NHR tutoring volunteer

Name: Juandiego C. Volunteer Location: Willow Street Years Volunteered: >1 When and why did you first start volunteering with NHR? I started volunteering with NHR in February of this year. What prompted me to volunteer was seeing a NHR flyer… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Gary W.

Name: Gary W. Volunteer Location: Willow Street Years Volunteered:  5 ½ How did you hear about NHR? Another tutor told me about it. I shadowed him and was hooked. What’s your favorite part about tutoring? This is easy—without a… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Meg G.

Name: Meg G. Volunteer Location: Science Park Years Volunteered: 5  When and why did you first start volunteering with NHR? I began volunteering at NHR about five years ago.   When I retired I found I had extra… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Mike O.

Mike O'Brien, NHR volunteer

Mike finds his greatest motivation for volunteering in fulfilling the Book Bank’s mission to get as many books out into the community as possible. He said, “I basically come here for the same reason I worked at the UNH Library for 17 years – I believe in helping to put books in people’s hands, often literally.”