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What people are saying about G2 . . .


“I think this was a great program offered for my child . . .”


“I feel this is a very important program for the children . . . “


“My Kindergartners love G2 days! They form a special bond with their buddies and look forward to spending time with them each week.”

Emily Brown


“There is nothing else like this in Rochester. “

The power of play

What Is G2?

G2 is Generation Two, a non-profit organization that listens to children and speaks to the community. The G2 mission is to create vibrant intergenerational friendships that promote social and emotional strength necessary for children to learn in their classrooms, in their neighborhoods and in their community. Read more here!

Intergenerational Friendships

Generation Two employs play and intergenerational friendship to enhance the child’s social, emotional, and intellectual development. In weekly sessions each child meets with an adult volunteer trained in child-centered play, creating a collaboration that becomes a medium for personal growth. Read about it here!

The Research

In our ongoing effort to understand the impact of Generation Two on students, their classroom teachers and volunteers, the G2 research committee, at the direction of the board of directors, initiated a longitudinal research strategy for the 2008-2009 academic year . . . Read more here!


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Your donation helps kids

donate-purpleAll donations are used to promote and support training and activities that build relationships and to enhance the capacity of the G2 programs. Every little bit helps our children do better in school, build strong relationships, and be ready for college, work and life!  YOU can make a difference with your donation!

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