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: Creating Mentoring Connections

In support of April being National Financial Literacy Month, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is recognizing those who have demonstrated a deep commitment to delivering critical connections to our nation’s young people in this way, to aid them in achieving success at home, school and ultimately in the […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
April 11th, 2016
Posted In: In Real Life, Mentoring Stories

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Hour Children Mentor Voted Winner in National Mentoring Story Contest

July 2015 After a lively voting period, Chelsy Spencer, mentor with Hour Children in Long Island, New York, has been named the winner in Cabot Creamery Cooperative & MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership’s mentoring story contest. Spencer received 476 votes, with over 813 votes submitted for the three finalists […]

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Jennifer Merrill, Marketing & Communications Manager
July 10th, 2015
Posted In: Campaigns, Mentoring Stories

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Elaine and Christina

January 2015 Rhode Island Mentoring Partnership, Warwick, RI It was an elementary school mentoring program in Rhode Island that first brought Elaine Belvin and Christina Markrush together. Elaine was a recently retired dental assistant and an empty nester who missed the bond she developed with her children early in […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
January 1st, 2015
Posted In: Mentoring Stories

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In Their Own Words

America’s Promise Alliance recently released a groundbreaking study called “Don’t Call Them Dropouts”,which takes an in depth look at the stories of youth who left high school before graduating.  In this powerful video, young people like Nico talk about the clusters of factors that led them off the path onhealthy […]

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
May 1st, 2014
Posted In: Mentoring Stories, The Mentoring Effect

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