Mentoring Matters Program
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Mentoring Matters Program

The Mentoring Matters Program Provides the opportunity for youth ages 6-17 to discover positive solutions in the everyday lives by establishing a caring relationship with a mentor.

The primary focus is to help youth feel good about themselves, recognize their unique potential, set reachable goals for their future and become peaceful and responsible citizens.

Children who have a mentor are:
46% less likely to start using drugs:
27% less likely to start drinking alcohol:
33% less

For more information on how to become a mentor to a child in need please contact

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