American volunteers and local Olympic homestay family members pose for group photos in Qingdao on Friday, June 20, 2008. [Photo: Xinhua]
Seventeen American volunteers are experiencing Chinese culture and custom with Olympic homestay families in Qingdao, the host city of 2008 Olympic sailing competitions, in eastern China's Shandong Province.
Xinhua News Agency reported that one hundred such families will offer custom services to international volunteers, officials and athletes during the Olympics.
Members of these families will also join volunteer service for the competitions and attend other voluntary activities of the city.
Olympic homestay family members send a Fuwa to an American volunteer as gift in Qingdao on Friday, June 20, 2008. [Photo: Xinhua]