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This week, we highlighted our commitment to community service. Watch this video commemorating the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, from our friends at WWE!

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On January 14, mentors and mentees from Mentoring USA as well as representatives from some of our partners rang the Nasdaq closing bell.

Thank You

We celebrated ‘Thank Your Mentor’ Day January 15th, where our mentees and friends took to social media to thank the person that mentored and inspired them.

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We’re proud to enter our 17th year of partnership with Bloomingdale’s. This month, they’re graciously hosting an online auction to benefit Mentoring USA—click here to bid!

Weekly Themes

We’re celebrating National Mentoring Month with these weekly themes—remember to catch up with us on Facebook and Twitter to hear the latest!

Healthy Lifestyles

January 5—11

This program focuses on developing good exercise habits, nutrition and healthy lifestyles knowledge, and improved self-esteem. Learn more here!

Financial Education

January 12—18

This initiative helps young people learn financial basics and encourages personal financial responsibility. Click here to learn more about this program.

Community Service

January 19—25

We encourage a strong commitment to service—if you do too, check out the MLK Day of Service website to find a volunteer project this week!

Anti-Bullying

January 26—31

One of the best ways a mentor can support his or her mentee is by encouraging respect for self and others. Click here to learn how we help.

Save the Date!

Thursday, January 8: I Am A Mentor Day — if you’re a mentor, tag us and tell your story!

Thursday, January 15: Thank Your Mentor Day — we all have someone that helped and inspired us. Tell them “THANK YOU!”

Sunday, January 18: Take a Young Black Man to Worship — In conjunction with MLK Black Male Achievement Weekend, the Black Star Project announces national Take a Young Black Man to Worship Sunday on January 18, 2015, when thousands of young Black males across America will worship with Black men. How do you lead young men? Take them to worship! For more information visit www.blackstarproject.org.

Monday, January 19: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?'” Each year, Americans across the country answer that question by coming together on the King Holiday to serve their neighbors and communities. The MLK Day of Service is a part of United We Serve, the President’s national call to service initiative. It calls for Americans from all walks of life to work together to provide solutions to our most pressing national problems. Learn more at www.nationalservice.gov.

Follow Us Online

This month, be sure to follow Mentoring USA on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook and engage with our hashtags: #NationalMentoringMonth, #ThankYourMentor, and #Believe2Achieve—and remember to tag us and join the conversation!

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