Our mission is to fuel the quantity and quality of mentoring relationships for America’s young people and to close the mentoring gap

why mentoring


MENTOR maintains the Mentoring Connector, the only national database of youth mentoring programs connecting volunteers to opportunities in their local communities.

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Community Engagement

Community engagement is an undeniably critical part of ensuring that mentoring isn’t left to chance. Whether you’re a public official, teacher, counselor, school administrator, or business leader, we need your help and involvement to close the mentoring gap.

Community Engagement

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Every kid should have someone to turn to. Join the movement, Mentor In Real Life!