Thank Your Mentor Campaign

From November to the end of January, join the national conversation dedicated to recognizing the important role mentors play in our lives! Share your story on social media to show the power of mentoring and inspire potential volunteers to become a mentor. See below how you can participate!


1. Write Your Message

Write a short sentence about your mentor starting with “My Mentor…” You can use a board of your own or download a template here! Include #ThankYourMentor below your message.

2. Take a Picture

Take a picture of yourself holding the sign about your mentor, modeled on the image above! We also invite you to take a video and share more of your story!

 3. Upload to Social Media

Upload your image to Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram and include #ThankYourMentor in your text. If possible, tag your mentor as well!

Check out our Storify for Twitter inspiration by clicking the button below:

Thank Your Mentor Tweets


Volunteering as a mentor or becoming an informal mentor to a young person you know is a valuable step in igniting the mentoring effect in your community. In addition, there are many other ways in which we can all become mentor mobilizers. From donating to a mentoring program to asking your elected officials to support public funding for those programs, to working with your school district to incorporate mentoring, or getting your company to participate in a mentoring program. Search the Mentoring Connector to find opportunities to volunteer as a mentor in your area.

By searching the database, you are sharing your information with MENTOR, its affiliates, and any program you choose to contact.  Your email address will not be sold, shared with third parties or used for any purposes other than to keep you updated on news and opportunities related to mentoring.