Annual Bloomingdale’s Fashionable Fundraiser Underway to Benefit Mentoring USA

For the past eight years, Bloomingdale's has hosted its Fashionable Fundraiser in support of HELP USA affiliate Mentoring USA. This year, Bloomingdale's has generously pledged $75,000 to Mentoring USA. We are grateful for their support this year, and every year dating back to 1998. Their partnership has been instrumental to our critical housing and services [...]

NASDAQ, Mentoring USA Founder Matilda Cuomo Ring Opening Bell in Honor of National Mentoring Month

In honor of National Mentoring Month, Matilda Raffa Cuomo, founder of Mentoring USA, rang the Opening Bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. The former First Lady of the State of New York was joined by over 30 mentors and mentees from long-time Mentoring USA partners Bloomingdale’s, St. Ann’s School in East Harlem, City [...]

Bloomingdale’s Celebrates National Mentoring Month with Artwork from P.S. 59 Mentees

In celebration of National Mentoring Month, Bloomingdale's has unveiled its annual window display of artwork from its mentoring program at P.S. 59. Under P.S. 59 art teacher Judy Londa, students drew inspired portraits of their Bloomingdale's mentors. The portraits are an artful expression of the relationship between the mentor and their mentee. The artwork will [...]

National Mentoring Month is Off to a Great Start!

This January marks the 14th annual National Mentoring Month, and Mentoring USA is a major participant in this campaign aimed at expanding quality mentoring opportunities to connect more young people with caring adults. Read on to learn what Mentoring USA’s team, mentors, and partners have been up to so far!

Bloomingdale’s, NBA Team Up for All-Star Game

By Jean E. Palmieri New York: Bloomingdale's is getting its game on. Following on the heels of its successful collaboration with the National Football League for last year-s Super Bowl, the retailer is now teaming up with the National Basketball Association for the NBA All-Star Game, scheduled for Madison Square Garden on Feb. 15. "Our [...]

Bloomingdale’s Celebrates Black History Month!

February is Black History Month, and in celebration our partners at Bloomingdale's will be saluting culture-defining eras and trends of Black style! Bloomingdale's will hold special events and panel discussions at select stores across the country with famed style experts and leaders to spark a national conversation on the unique history and cultural heritage of [...]

Fashion Blogger Writes on MUSA’s Bloomingdale’s Partnership!

Miami style child, fashion maven, and long-time mentor Cher Leeanne blogged about Mentoring USA's partnership with Bloomingdale's during National Mentoring Month. The fashion blogger showcased the artwork by mentees displayed in Bloomingdale’s iconic Lexington Avenue store and spoke to the value of mentoring in changing the lives of opportunity youth. Thank you for being a [...]

Mentoring USA and Bloomingdale’s Celebrate the End of the School Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Alexis Douglas 212-400-8215 May 22, 2013- Mentoring USA and Bloomingdale’s have concluded another successful year assisting youth in reaching their potential. This week, employee mentors from Bloomingdale’s Chevy Chase, MD celebrated the end of the school year with their mentees from Viers Mills Elementary School. The program in which Bloomingdale’s partners [...]

Bloomingdale’s Fashionable Fundraiser – Good Deeds & Great Savings

Seasonal Shopping Event to Benefit Mentoring USA WHAT: Shop Bloomingdale's for the new must-have trends for spring, all while supporting an important cause, during the retailer's semi-annual Fashionable Fundraiser philanthropic campaign. This season will once again support Mentoring USA, a national nonprofit organization that is an affiliate of HELP USA and is dedicated to creating [...]

Mentoring USA Announces Program Expansion into Chicago

Contact: Joe Poskin P: 212-400-8294 E: Chicago, IL-A male mentoring initiative of Mentoring USA, the nation's first state-sponsored school-based one-to-one mentoring program, is expanding its mentoring programs in Chicago through support from the Open Society Foundation Campaign for Black Male Achievement. The "MEN-TOUR" initiative will facilitate the recruitment, screening, and training of male mentors [...]