Pay It Forward Farm (PIFF) will begin providing GED classes for members in April. Educators will be: Dr. Carlan Helgeson and Ed Lewis. The classes will be held at the PIFF location. The criteria to take the free is class is membership in PIFF. There is no age limit. Community members can help support the future graduates by contributing to the cost of the tests, which are $135 each.
Since January 2010, the Pay It Forward Farm has been helping single mothers from Hernando and Pasco counties gain confidence and skills by participating in one-on-one goal setting sessions and by taking courses in computer literacy, public speaking, sewing, cooking and meal planning. Members’ children get educational help through the volunteer tutoring program as well as socializing and arts and crafts.
For more information, contact PIFF Director Christine Collins at (813) 966-7448.