Foster grandparents luncheon

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Thursday, November 17, 2016
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There was a celebration Thursday for the elderly who give back to children in Philadelphia

CENTER CITY (WPVI) -- There was a celebration Thursday for the elderly who give back to children in Philadelphia.

Mayor Jim Kenney recognized those who take part in the city's foster grandparents program at a luncheon at Union Trust.

The program is in its 51st year.

It is federally funded and places low income seniors in support roles to children with exceptional needs.