October 9, 2009
Though I am a brand new volunteer mentor with this program in Escambia County, Florida, I have already come to have a high regard for the program. The process of becoming involved and oriented was extremely well organized and informative. The seventh-grade student with whom I am working lives with a guardian who is not related to her and has much sadness in her life. But she sees this program as a path to a far better life and future than that of her absent family. This past week, in just our third weekly session together, she said that she would have stayed home from school that day (she had a cold) but for the fact that it was her mentor day.
If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...
provide 4-year college scholarships for 1,000 highly disadvantaged students.
How frequently have you been involved with the organization?
About every week
When was your last experience with this nonprofit?
MY ROLE:Volunteer & I serve as a mentor for a very disadvantaged student to help her keep on track academically toward college.