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.

2019 PROGRAM IMPACT

IGNITE

IGNITE

  • 507 children served in one-to-one relationships
  • 193 new one-to-one relationships
  • 33.1 months average length of time youth matched in Community-Based Mentoring program

DEFEND

DEFEND

  • 2,628 match support contacts made ensuring child safety and healthy match development
  • Bigs in Blue program matching 18 youth with police officers

FUTURE

FUTURE

  • Class of 2019 included 8 Littles whose AML was 80.63 months
  • Partnered with UM-Medical student to provide youth a voice on the impact of Flint Water crisis