Wisdom in the Shape of My Coach

As part of MENTOR’s #ThankYourMentor campaign, many people are taking the time to thank mentors who were there at critical moments in their lives. On our blog, we are featuring poignant stories from mentors and mentees who know the impact of mentoring first-hand. This story comes from Alphonso Mayo, […]

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In Real Life Blog Series: Diego’s Journey: Navigating Learning Disabilities with my Mentee

Diego* is nearly eight years old. I’ve been mentoring him for about three years, at the request of his older brother, my former mentee who joined the Navy after graduating high school. Recently, Diego and his family learned that like millions of other children, he faces obstacles due […]

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Guest Author: Aaron Kirk Douglas
June 13th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life

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In Real Life Blog Series: Empowering Youth with Disabilities

Research confirms that quality mentoring relationships can have powerful positive effects on youth in a variety of ways. This June, we’re sharing stories about how mentoring can benefit all young people, and how you can add your voice in support of those most at-risk of becoming disconnected from […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
June 10th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life

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Sports and mentoring

In Real Life Blog Series: Five Reasons Why Sports are the Perfect Platform for Mentoring

Staying active helps promote increased health and wellness throughout all stages of life.  As the school year winds down and summer approaches, we’re sharing stories about how positive mentoring relationships support a healthy lifestyle through physical activity.  This post recognizes the important work done by our partner The […]

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Guest Author: The First Tee
May 24th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life

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In Real Life Blog Series: Helping Youth Sports Coaches Elevate Their Mission

Staying active helps promote increased health and wellness throughout all stages of life.  As the school year winds down and summer approaches, we’re sharing stories about how positive mentoring relationships support a healthy lifestyle through physical activity.  This post recognizes the important work done by MENTOR’s affiliate the Mentoring […]

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Kristan Allen, Director, Marketing and Communications, The Mentoring Partnership of Southwestern PA
May 10th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life, Our Affiliates

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In Real Life Blog Series: Mentoring through Physical Education and Wellness

Staying active helps promote increased health and wellness throughout all stages of life.  As the school year winds down and summer approaches, we’re sharing stories about how positive mentoring relationships support a healthy lifestyle through physical activity.  This post recognizes the founder of the JT Dorsey Foundation, Julian […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
May 6th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life

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