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#GIVINGTUESDAY: MENTORING YOUTH MATTERS

Nov. 3, 2015

What is #GivingTuesday? 
On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. 92Y and United Nations Foundations created this movement in 2012 to symbolize the beginning of the season of giving.

SHATTERING STEROTYPES

Oct. 21, 2015

YOUTH PERFORMERS TAKE CENTER STAGE AT INTERNATIONAL GALA

Written By: Madelyn Stewart, Youth Ambassador for Mentor Foundation USA

SHATTERING THE MYTHS IN HUDSON VALLEY

Oct. 21, 2015

After an entire summer of researching, planning, and scheduling, Shattering the Myths 2.0 is finally ready to hit the road. In partnership with The National Institute on Drug Abuse and with support from the Rip Van Winkle Foundation, we will bring our new edition of the Shattering the Myths program to Hudson Valley area high schools starting in November.

I AM THE EXAMPLE: NATIONAL VIDEO CONTEST

Oct. 17, 2015

Here at mentor Foundation USA, we work to prevent drug abuse among youth while helping them identify and pursue their personal and professional goals.  Together with global retailer H&M, we have created the “Living the Example” campaign. “Living the Example” is a multi-step campaign to dispel rumors on drugs that youth have and to promote the active, healthy, and positive lifestyles of the majority of young people.

2015 INTERNATIONAL GALA

Oct. 17, 2015

The 2015 Mentor Foundation USA International Gala took place on September 22nd at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. The event was a huge success bringing together 300 top influencers from business and government as well as philanthropists from around the world—all caring about the well-being of youth.

Creating an Career Inspiration Program With Qlik

Oct. 6, 2015

In the fall of 2014, Qlik partnered with Mentor Foundation USA to support an “Authentic Career Experience” program with 17 senior students from Penn Wood High School. Penn Wood is just a few short miles from our company headquarters in Radnor, PA, but can feel very far to a young student desiring a successful business career.

EXPANDING “SHATTERING THE MYTHS” TO NEW YORK STATE

Aug. 24, 2015

With support from the Rip Van Winkle Foundation and in partnership with The National Institute on Drug Abuse we are preparing to bring our new edition of the Shattering the Myths program to Hudson Valley area high schools starting in the fall of 2015.