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Mary Kay has been serving with AmeriCorps’ Partner in Learning program for three years, helping at-risk children learn to read in Iowa. As an AmeriCorps member, Mary tutors Kindergartners and First graders.

"I am fortunate to be able to help struggling readers. I know I am making a difference in the lives of these children.

I have gotten much from them as well. A twinkle in the eye or an excited expression on the face of a child when they "get it" is priceless! Thank you AmeriCorps for this opportunity!”