Helping Youth Cope with Day to Day Life
The Jennifer Claire Moore Foundation supports Peer Helper programs in 44 Baldwin County elementary, middle and high schools with a student population surpassing 30,000. Peer Helpers lead a wide variety of school-based programs and projects throughout the school year. Their creativity, resourcefulness and compassion for their fellow students knows no bounds!
Robertsdale Elementary 6th grade Peer Helpers collected 775 food items to place in holiday boxes for the needy.
Student donations - Auburn table 296, Alabama table 479.
Elberta Elementary Pre-K students received a Dr. Seuss book through a collaborative effort with Fairhope High School IB student Brooke Kane. The 3rd grade Peer Helpers, the Mustang Mentors, read the book to their pre-k reading buddies and shared a special snack.
Foley High School Peer Helpers lead a training session with Swift School Peer Helpers.
Fairhope Middle School Peer Helpers sponsored a Game Day in the library. 150 students made new friends while having fun with board games and Wii.
2nd grader Jax McKenzie on pedal cart with drunk goggles at Gulf Shores High School Red Ribbon Carnival. Peer Helpers promoted the importance of a drug-free lifestyle to 1,700 Gulf Shores students grades 1 – 8.
Bayside Academy Peer Helpers brought the anti-bullying film, “Finding Kind,” to campus for young women. The movie chronicles the impact of bullying on middle and high school girls. Female Peer Helpers then created a “Kind Wall” for students to post apologies and messages of kindness to other students. Male Peer Helpers hosted an assembly for middle school boys.
Thank you to all the peer program coordinators - talented, resourceful and dedicated teachers and counselors - who make these programs great!