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The "magic" of a mentoring relationship is often found in the small moments of friendship, everyday happenings that many times have an interesting story we'd thought you'd enjoy getting to hear.
Through these interactions and many others, youth are empowered to realize aspirations in life than one could ever have imagined.

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Blooming Together

Matched for eight years, Big Sister Alanna and Little Sister Jakaylia have been through many highs and lows together, coming out on top. They have enjoyed trips to the park, visiting the library, and planting flowers all while talking about anything and everything.  Over the course of their friendship, they have set goals for academics…

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Cool Conversations over Cool Ranch

Matched for four years in our school-based program, Gil and Robert have enjoyed many learning conversations that have happened over a sandwich and Cool Ranch Doritos – young Robert’s favorite. Prior to their friendship, Robert struggled both academically and behaviorally in school, and his guardians knew he would benefit from a strong male role model…

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Outdoors with Emily

Big Sister Sarah and her Little Sister Emily have been matched for two years now. They found a common bond quickly in that they both love doing things outdoors. Sarah and Emily love going to the lake and finding new swim spots and scenic areas. Pretty much anything involving playing sports outdoors will get them…

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