YouthFriends

Imagine the impact of 3,200 volunteer mentors. In schools. Making the difference for kids. It happens. Every day with YouthFriends. YouthFriends volunteers come from diverse backgrounds, yet they share one thing in common: a commitment to help young people succeed. YouthFriends is a nationally recognized and rapidly growing school-based mentoring network involving more than 70 school districts across the states of Missouri and Kansas. YouthFriends Greater Kansas City currently comprises more than 29 school districts in the bi-state Greater Kansas City metropolitan area. It is the result of a six-school district pilot launched by the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation in 1995. Th...