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Are you interested in meeting people from other countries? Do you want to make a lasting impact on the life of an international student and make a friend for life? Do you have a spare bedroom and live in the Morgan Hill/Gilroy area? Then Green Planet’s homestay program in partnership with Oakwood School want you to consider hosting an international student this fall.

Through our partnership with Morgan Hill’s Oakwood High School, gphomestay is offering this opportunity to nurturing, qualified families in the surrounding area, according to a press release. The program is currently looking for host families for fall 2015.

To offset the costs of hosting a student, families will be provided with a $1,300 monthly stipend. Families also have access to ongoing local support. Students arrive with their own insurance and spending money.

The partnership also offers a $300 referral bonus for any approved host family that lists your name as their source of referral on their application, the press release states.

You can begin the process of becoming a host by completing an online inquiry form atgphomestay.com.  For more information, please email [email protected] or call (781) 996-0429.  

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