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Tucker Foundation
6154 South Fairbanks Hall
Hanover, NH
03755-3529
Phone: (603) 646-3350
Fax: (603) 646-2645
Email: Tucker.Foundation@Dartmouth.EDU

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Tucker Student Spotlight

 Brett Losen '14

Brett Losen '14
Foundation Office Assistant

Majors: Classics, minor in Biology

Hometown: Calmar, IA

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Where We Serve


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Locations in Detail

  • Tucker Foundation

The Tucker Foundation is located in South Fairbanks Hall on the campus of Dartmouth College. Drop by our office for more information or just to say hi!

  • Upper Valley Hostel

The Upper Valley Hostel provides affordable accommodations for patients and families of patients receiving treatment at area medical centers. Volunteers help cook meals, interact with patients and provide assistance with daily tasks of the hostel.

  • Students Fighting Hunger

Every Friday, students prepare a community meal at the Our Savior Lutheran Church for food-insecure families and individuals.

  • Samuel Morey School: America Reads, Boys & Girls Mentoring

America Reads is a federally funded literacy initiative connecting volunteers with reading programs at local schools. Boys and Girls Mentoring work with 6th grade classes to discuss issues of self-esteem, conflict management and other pressing issues for teenagers.

  • Rivendell School: America Reads

America Reads is a federally funded literacy initiative connecting volunteers with reading programs at local schools.

  • Haven Homework Club and Haven Adult Shelter

Both of these programs are based at the Upper Valley's only homeless shelter- the Upper Valley Haven. Homework Club provides tutoring and other activities for children staying at the family shelter. Haven Adult Shelter cooks hot meals weekly at the Hixon House, interacting with residents and providing other assistance as needed.

  • Eye to Eye

Project Eye to Eye brings together Dartmouth students with learning disabilities and/or ADHD to mentor middle schools students at Hartford Memorial who also have learning disabilities/ADHD.

  • Generations: Outreach House

Dartmouth volunteers are paired with seniors at the Outreach House to have weekly visits, share stories and provide activities for the residents.

  • Dartmouth College Cancer Society

Volunteers provide household help,yard work and other services to patients unable to do so because of their cancer treatment. DCCS also holds bone marrow registry drives on campus.

  • Generations: Oral Histories

Volunteers are matched with seniors living at Roger's House, sharing stories, building relationships and ultimately constructing oral histories of the seniors' experiences.

Volunteers are matched with seniors living at Lebanon Towers, sharing stories, building relationships and ultimately, constructing oral histories of the senior's experiences.

  • Intergenerational Internet

Dartmouth Volunteers provide individual tutoring sessions on basic computing skills for area seniors.

  • ASPIRE & STAR

Two different Tucker programs work with the Special Needs Support Center. ASPIRE runs a social playground and aquatic group for area children on the autism spectrum. STAR matches Dartmouth students and local youth with chronic health conditions in a mentoring program.

  • Money $mart

Money $mart is a financial literacy program that provides educational workshops on credit cards, loans, budgeting, etc. to young mothers at the Family Place. Money $mart also presents college financial planning workshops for SEAD and North Country Weekend.

  • DREAM

DREAM pairs Dartmouth mentors with local youth from three different affordable housing communities- one is located in Windsor, VT and another in Northwoods/Hollow Drive.

  • LEAD

LEAD is a mentoring program based at Romano Circle. Dartmouth students bring their mentees to campus on Wednesday afternoons to explore, learn and develop leadership skills.

  • Red Cross Club

The Red Cross Club plans 4 blood drives per year that are held at the Hopkins Center for the Arts.

  • Prison Project

Volunteers work with inmates at job re-entry training, assisting with resumes and holding mock interviews. Dartmouth students also provide GED tutoring.

  • North Country Weekend

Twenty students from Charlestown High School in Boston are brought to the Dartmouth Campus for a weekend of college exploration. Students attend Dartmouth classes, learn about the admissions process and enjoy popular college activities, such as ultimate frisbee!

  • OLE

OLE, the Outdoor Leadership Experience, works with middle and high school students in Canaan, NH. The program aims to foster independence and an appreciation of nature through leadership experience in the outdoors.

  • Hanover St School: America Reads, BBBS, Book Buddies

America Reads is a federally funded literacy initiative connecting volunteers with reading programs at local schools.

Lebanon Schools also refers students for the Big Brother, Big Sister Program and Book Buddies. Book Buddies is a mentoring program that promotes reading outside of the classroom.

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters

Thetford Elementary is one of many schools that refers students to be matched with a Dartmouth "Big Brother" or "Big Sister." This one-on-one mentoring project allows volunteers to build relationships with local youth.

The Lyme School is one of many schools that refers students to be matched with a Dartmouth "Big Brother" or "Big Sister." This one-on-one mentoring project allows volunteers to build relationships with local youth.

Seminary Hill is one of the many schools that refers students to be matched with a Dartmouth "Big Brother" or "Big Sister." This one-on-one mentoring project allows volunteers to build relationships with local youth.

Plainfield Elementary is one of many schools that refers students to be matched with a Dartmouth "Big Brother" or "Big Sister." This one-on-one mentoring project allows volunteers to build relationships with local youth.

  • Habitat for Humanity

Dartmouth's chapter of Habitat for Humanity takes part in all aspects of building a Habitat house, including fundraising, grant writing, family selection and house construction.

Last Updated: 1/26/12