Over 200 youth on average are waiting to be placed with a mentor. Our vital mission is to recruit volunteers to become mentors to children facing adversity. Our goal is to serve more children and increase positive outcomes by matching them with an adult who will ignite their full potential.

2017 PROGRAM IMPACT

IGNITE

IGNITE

  • 483 children served in one-to-one relationships
  • 162 new one-to-one relationships
  • 36.1 months average length of time youth matched in Community-Based Mentoring program

DEFEND

DEFEND

  • 58.4% improved or maintained school attendance
  • 79.2% improved or maintained attitudes toward risky behaviors
  • 95.8% avoid juvenile justice involvement

FUTURE

FUTURE

  • 83.4% improved or maintained educational expectations
  • 87.5% pursue post-secondary education/vocational training
  • 100% of projected youth graduated High School