“The Peer Helper Program has helped me as a person to be a better leader.”
Nathan Green6th Grade - J Larry Newton School
“Peer Helping is an unforgettable experience! I will forever cherish this program because of the opportunities i’ve had to be personable with my fellow students and encourage them to overcome obstacles in their lives. I have become a better individual, inside and out, through the Peer Helping Program at my school.”
Taylor CameronFoley High School
” Peer Helpers broadened my perspective, increased my communication skills, and made me a very social and kind person. The Peer Helper Program opened my shell, changed me for the best, and made me a better individual.”
Savannah YokelPeer Helper 4 Years - J Larry Newton School
The Jennifer Claire Moore Foundation provides training, funding and support for Peer Helper programs in all Baldwin County Public elementary, intermediate, middle and high schools, its alternative school, and in several private school systems. Peer Helpers of all ages confidentially listen to their classmates and participate in school/community service projects. The program is tailored to the needs of each school. In general, Peer Helpers participate in these types of activities:
Elementary and intermediate school Peer Helpers welcome new students, lead kindness (anti-bullying), campaigns, present character education, and tutor younger students.
In addition to the above roles, middle school Peer Helpers may also mentor younger students, present bullying prevention and intervention information, and mediate disputes between fellow students.
High school Peer Helpers participate in the above activities and also lead initiatives that address health/wellness, grief support, and the prevention of bullying/cyber-bullying, substance abuse, dropout, distracted driving, suicide and more.
The Jennifer Claire Moore Foundation
819 North McKenzie Street
P.O. Drawer 610, Foley, AL 36536