Ralph Dow, 77, known as "Grandpa Ralph" to students and faculty at Redmond Early Learning Center, reads a book with one of the kindergarten students he helps mentor at the school on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017. (Ryan Brennecke/Bulletin photo)
Sarah Swaney volunteers about 25 hours each week at Mountain View High School, despite the fact her three daughters graduated nearly three years ago. “I’d like our community to be a really positive place,” she said.
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