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LINKED Connects Young People to Other Young People in Need

Saturday, February 21, 2015 (New York, NY): Underscoring the power of giving back and making a difference at the earliest age possible, LINKED: Kids United in Service coordinated the fulfillment and distribution of patient family care bags at PS198 on the upper east side today.

NYC Peace Games

HELP USA has joined efforts with Mary’s Court Foundation, Cure Violence, Pro Hoops NYC, and Connor Sports, local and national non-profit organizations, current and former NBA players, local and state elected officials, community leaders, and members of the clergy to host the New York City Peace Game on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at the Harlem PAL in New York City.

Set Your DVRs to Record!

Don't forget to mark your calendars! On Monday, February 16th, CNN is airing The CNN QUIZ SHOW: PRESIDENTS EDITION hosted by Anderson Cooper. It’s a brand-new trivia quiz show in which 3 teams of CNN anchors compete to win money for the charities of their choosing. Chris Cuomo and Don Lemon are playing for HELP USA.

February 2015 Newsletter

“Sometimes it’s the people no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine.” - Alan Turing “The Imitation Game” Bank of America kicks-off their Corporate Engagement Program Brrr….it is cold outside! But Mentoring USA has been keeping busy. Our Corporate Partners support has allowed Mentoring USA to continue to develop [...]

Mayor Ras J. Baraka to Host Registration for My Brother’s Keeper Program

Newark, NJ – February 3, 2015 – Mayor Ras J. Baraka announced today that the City of Newark will host a free registration event for “My Brother’s Keeper Newark” on Thursday, February 5, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., at City Hall, for Newark teenagers. City Hall is located at 920 Broad Street. The event was re-scheduled after the snowstorm of January 27.

Mentoring USA Executive Director Stephen Powell Delivers Keynote Address at First Annual Metropolitan Atlanta Mentoring Awards

Atlanta, GA (January 31, 2015): Culminating a successful National Mentoring Month on a high note, Executive Director Stephen Powell delivered the keynote address at the First Annual Metropolitan Atlanta Mentoring Awards held on Saturday, January 31 at The Martin Luther King Center for Nonviolent Social Change in Atlanta, Georgia.

National Mentoring Month: Week 4

This week, we teamed up with WWE and Be A STAR Alliance to highlight anti-bullying initiatives and respect for self and others. We're also proud to shine the spotlight on the "I Have A Dream" Foundation - NY as our featured program site, and we were delighted to attend the National Mentoring Summit in Washington, DC.

Program Site Spotlight: “I Have a Dream” Foundation – New York

This week’s featured program site is the "I Have A Dream" Foundation - New York (IHDF-NY), whose mission is to motivate and empower children living in low-income communities to reach their educational and career potential by providing a long-term program of academic support, mentoring, enrichment, and tuition assistance for higher education.

Program Site Spotlight: Stanley M. Isaacs Community Center

Each week throughout National Mentoring Month, Mentoring USA is highlighting one program site where mentors serve as positive adult role models for youth in New York City. This week’s featured program site is the Stanley M. Isaacs Community Center, a major multi-service social service agency founded in 1964 in the settlement house tradition. Their mission, [...]

National Mentoring Month: Week 3

For the third week of National Mentoring Month, we put the spotlight on our commitment to community service, and how our partners, supporters, and friends serve their communities every day.