Volunteer to be a Foster Grandparent
Children whose lives are touched by Lois Gibson are fortunate, although she would be quick to say that it is she who is fortunate to have the children in her life. Gibson is a Foster Grandparent at the North Canton Elementary School.
Gibson worked for Southwestern Child Development during which time she also went to school and earned her degree in Early Childhood Development. After 22 years with Southwestern, Gibson retired. Two years later she had lost her husband and missed the children that had been a part of her life for so many years.
“That’s when I decided to become a Foster Grandparent,” said Gibson; “Because of my work at Southwestern, I knew there was a need, and I wanted to give back.”
In August 1997, Gibson signed on as a Foster Grandparent, and 15 years later, she is still ...