January 14, 2016 (New York, NY) – Yesterday, Mentoring USA visited the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. In honor of National Mentoring Month, representatives, partners and supporters from Mentoring USA and a few of its partners rang the Closing Bell.

“I am so grateful to Mentoring USA and NASDAQ for teaching me the value of financial management. It has definitely changed my life.” – Daniel Baker, Mentee, LaSalle Academy

Remarks from our board members:

Arthur Mirante, HELP USA Board Member:

“On behalf of Matilda Cuomo, the founder of Mentoring USA, we are so grateful for our partnership with NASDAQ.  NASDAQ and its Foundation have been instrumental in Mentoring USA’s financial activities so our mentees can learn the importance of having solid, good financial sense throughout their lives.”

Richard J Sirota, HELP USA Board Member

“Having financial acumen is a game changer for these young people.  Thank you again to the team at NASDAQ, for making this possible for Mentoring USA and the young people who are mentored through our program.”

Marc Altheim, HELP USA Board Member

“These young people are so fortunate to have Mentoring USA and NASDAQ – they learn things like financial planning, the importance of savings and the power of entrepreneurship.  Mentoring USA and NASDAQ are helping these young people achieve the American dream.”

Mentoring USA is a leading national provider of site-based mentoring programs that match underserved youth with caring adult mentors and enable these young people to achieve their full potential.