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Mentor Spotlight: Sara Taksler

Sara Taksler has proven to be an invaluable mentor at Duncan PAL Community Center. For the last 3 years, Sara has devoted her time to mentoring 4th grader, Janeele. When asked about her experience and her mentee, Sara shared, "Janeele is such a smart, funny kid and she keeps me on my toes. Mentoring is [...]

Mentor Spotlight: Michael Lewis

Michael H. Lewis Jr. has mentored for nearly a decade. He began mentoring in Detroit, Michigan where he sat on the board of directors for another non-profit. Michael joined the MUSA family in 2006 and has remained a dedicated volunteer ever since. Going above & beyond, he has even recruited mentors and volunteered his DJ [...]

November 2014 Newsletter

It has been a busy Fall! Mentees and Mentors have been reunited, new matches have been introduced and friendships continue to grow and form. Mentoring USA continues to expand nationally and we are thankful for your continued support. The positive outcomes of mentoring continue to be reported in the news. Volunteer Mentors like you continue to make a strong and positive impact on a young person's life. We are thankful to have you as part of our team.

Mentoring USA Launches Online Auction

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 (New York City): Mentoring USA is pleased to announce our online auction launches today, Tuesday, October 21, 2014. The auction proceeds will go directly towards matching an inner-city youth with a mentor from Mentoring USA for the 2014-2015 school year and beyond. The auction will continue to be online until Tuesday, [...]

Mentoring USA Executive Director to be Honored at the 2014 Gentlemen’s Ball

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 (NEW YORK, NY) - GQ vice president and publisher Howard Mittman and The Gentlemen's Fund are proud to announce that the seventh annual Gentlemen's Ball will recognize a handful of modern gentlemen who champion some of today's most essential causes: Andrew Garfield, for his support of Worldwide Orphans and Youth Mentoring [...]

October 2014 Newsletter

School is in session and Mentoring USA is kicking off its 27th year of programs! Hundreds of children and adolescents are participating in our programs in NYC and in 8 cities across the country. Only a few hours a month can make a positive difference in a young person's life. And being a Mentor can be just as beneficial to you. Mentors have expressed a strong sense of personal fulfillment, increased self-confidence, and a feeling of energy and renewal.

Mentoring USA Receives Grant from Black Enterprise B.R.I.D.G.E. Foundation

Mentoring USA is thrilled to announce a generous grant from the Black Enterprise B.R.I.D.G.E. Foundation. The funds will assist Mentoring USA in the following critical areas...

Chaos or Community?

Friday, October 10, 2014 (New York City): Over the last few months, the world has watched a community, Ferguson, MO become engulfed in sorrow, anger, fear and at times violent conflict as a result of the shooting of an unarmed black teenager. One of mentoring USA's core areas of focus in our local and national [...]

Pele Believes in Mentoring

September 12, 2014: As our nation's children return to school, they need mentors more than ever. Soccer icon Pele is a firm believer in mentoring. This photo was taken at a Help Soccer event in July 2013.

Mentors Needed Now: Make a Difference in a Child’s Life, as well as Your own Life

Thursday, September 4, 2014 (New York City): Mentoring USA is recruiting Mentor Volunteers now. We need caring adults (over 21 years of age) who want to serve as a positive influence in a young person’s life. Be a supportive adult role model for an underserved child! Studies have proven that quality mentoring can be one [...]