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​GiftsofGab.org

A volunteer call-based companion coordination that connects social work students with older adults in need of social interaction to combat the negative effects loneliness can have on long term health.

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Meet Some of our Student Companions
FEELING LONELY?

Are you starting to feel the effects of social isolation and would like a friendly, supportive voice? We are here for you, contact us today to speak with a companion coordinator.

VOLUNTEER

Would you like to be a Student Companion? We would love to hear from you. Email us anytime and let us know why you think you can offer the Gifts of Gab. 

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Emily, 
Stony Brook MSW

Meet Student Companion Emily. Emily loves traveling, food, walking on the beach and playing card games with her family. She is currently a first-year MSW student projected to graduate next May

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Karen, 

Stony Brook MSW

Meet Student Companion Karen! She loves being outdoors,  Traveling, food, family, football, Chocolate and playing with her dog. She is a first-year student in the MSW program and looking forward to graduating next May! 

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Paulette,
Stony Brook MSW

Meet Student Companion Paulette! She loves being outdoors, listening to crime podcasts, traveling, and playing with her dog. She is a second-year student in the MSW program and looking forward to graduating in May!

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Ashton,

Stony Brook MSW

Meet Student Companion Ashton! He loves talking about art, music, history, culture, astrology, games, travel, and animals. He is currently a second-year student in the MSW program projected to graduate this May!