Friends of the Children

To provide our most vulnerable children with a nurturing and sustained relationship with an adult role model who teaches positive values and has attainable expectations for each child. We set 3 long-term goals for each child: 1) Success in school; 2) avoid involvement in the juvenile justice system; 3) avoid early parenting. Our program is successful: 85% graduate with a HS diploma or GED; 97% have avoided the juvenile justice system; 98% avoided early parenting.

Year of mentor activities for 50 vulnerable youth

Year of mentor activities for 50 vulnerable youth
Photo from Progress Report 'Care Day' (view small | med | large | orig)

Year of mentor activities for 50 vulnerable youth

Year of mentor activities for 50 vulnerable youth
Photo from Progress Report 'Thank You, Steve' (view small | med | large | orig)

Year of mentor activities for 50 vulnerable youth

Year of mentor activities for 50 vulnerable youth
Photo from Progress Report 'Tough Times Will Come' (view small | med | large | orig)

Year of mentor activities for 50 vulnerable youth

Year of mentor activities for 50 vulnerable youth
Photo from Progress Report 'Audrey & Me' (view small | med | large | orig)

Year of mentor activities for 50 vulnerable youth

Year of mentor activities for 50 vulnerable youth
Photo from Progress Report 'First Graders' (view small | med | large | orig)