2018 - 2019 ANNUAL REPORT

LETTER FROM OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Thank you for taking an interest in reading our annual report.  We are thrilled about the information we have to share for the 2018 - 2019 Program Year.

When we started this organization, we had the simple mission to Strengthen, Help, Inspire and Encourage Leadership Development by delivering structured mentoring activities and programs for young people. 

 

Since the beginning, so many people have joined our organization to make it possible for our community to impact hundreds of young people and their families.  We could not have done any of this without the avid support of the community and supporters like you.

We added over 60 new donors in the fiscal year 2018, and continue to generate nearly 75 percent of our total revenue from individual contributions.

I am impressed by the direction that our organization has taken and the path that has been set for our continued growth.  As the visionary, I have my eyes on far greater for everyone who chooses to be a part of this thriving organization -- parents, youth, and partnering agencies alike!

Precious McKoy,

Founder/Executive Director

 

Our board members

Antonio McKoy, Chair

Raynard Young, Vice Chair

Kandis Sauls, Secretary

Sonja Frison

Patricia Legrand

Precious McKoy

Our Volunteer staff

Precious McKoy, Founder/Executive Director

Tammy Walker, Assistant Director

Cheryl Bynum, Executive Assistant

Deborah Johnson, Administrative Assistant

Desiree Briggs, Marketing and Communications Director

Tre'Quan Holman Photographer/Videographer

Malik Scott, Social Media Specialist

Kayla Baker, Program Coordinator (Eagle Merit Program)

Jeremiah Phronebarger, Program Coordinator (Mentoring Program)

Jonna Hicklin, Eagle Merit Program Lead/Mentor

Marcello Newkirk, Eagle Merit Program Lead/Mentor

Arielle Cooper, Mentor

Brandy York, Mentor

DiAndrea Galloway, Mentor

Jamie Miller, Mentor

Jennifer Jennette, Mentor

Mariah MacKinnon, Mentor

Shondale Clark, Mentor/Social Media Specialist/Photographer

29 sCHOOLS SERVED: FROM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TO HIGH SCHOOL

Some of the schools where our youth participants attended:

7 Elementary Schools Served

  • Brooks Global​ Studies

  • Claxton

  • General Green

  • Sedalia

  • The Experimental School of Greensboro

  • Triad Baptist Christian Academy

  • Triad Math and Science Academy

14 Middle Schools Served

  • Allen Jay Middle Prep Academy

  • Allen Middle

  • Aycock

  • Eastern Guilford

  • Hairston

  • Kernodle

  • Kiser

  • Mendenhall

  • Morehead

  • Northeast Guilford

  • Southwest

  • Triad Baptist Christian Academy

  • Vandalia Christian School

  • Anchored in Him Leadership Academy

  • Dudley

  • Grimsley 

  • Northeast Guilford

  • Triad Math and Science Academy

  • Piedmont Classical

  • Ragsdale

  • Western Guilford

  • Winston Salem Christian School

8 High Schools Served

milestones & highlights: 

A brief history: 10+ years strong.

CELEBRATING REMARKABLE OUTCOMES

36

YOUTH PARTICIPANTS WERE SERVED IN OUR PROGRAMS. 100% OF PARENTS REPORT THEIR CHILD EXEMPLIFIED LEADERSHIP SKILLS THROUGHOUT THEIR PARTICIPATION IN THE PROGRAM.

2,504

VOLUNTEER HOURS SERVED MENTORING, PROGRAMMING AND OFFERING OFFICE ASSISTANCE

100%

OF OUR PARENTS WOULD RECOMMEND US TO A FRIEND.

72%

OF OUR YOUTH PARTICIPANTS ARE PARTICIPATING IN EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES (I.E.ATHLETICS, STUDENT GOVERNMENT, ETC.)

WHAT OUR PARENTS SAY

Anonymous Parent

He can see his grades and assignments online through the program called Power School.  Something finally clicked where he truly cared about his grades and progress he was making towards A/B honor roll.  He took ownership of his grades and responsibilities (chores, homework, hygiene, etc.)

Anonymous Parent

My son daily works on [his leadership skills].  He has grown tremendously in this area over the past month!  He is confidentially displaying leadership skills at church and at school and learning to work on this in areas when he is not as comfortable.

Sherrianita Pitts Alexander

My child's study habits and sense of purpose became more focused!  My son has always been a good student but this program help[ed] him focus on his purpose as a middle schooler.

MEET

OUR ACHIEVERS

 

WHERE WE ARE HEADED

SHIELD Mentor Program seeks to operate an efficient program on a sustainable budget, aligning it with broad organizational strategies to increase the mentoring programming for young people and improve its connection within the community and schools. 

We’re restructuring our leadership model to better engage volunteers and community members.  We invite you to join us.

OUR WORK

OUTPUTS & OUTCOMES

 

A Look Inside: Mentoring Programs

78%

OF OUR FAMILIES SERVED ARE FROM LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS

31%

OF OUR YOUTH PARTICIPANTS ATTEND TITLE I SCHOOLS IN GUILFORD COUNTY SCHOOLS

22%

OF OUR YOUTH PARTICIPANTS COME FROM FAMILIES WITH AN 

INCARCERATED PARENT

4.63

OUT OF 5 PARENTAL SATISFACTION RATING

2017-2018

OUR SUPPORTERS

 

THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING US!

2019

AWARDS  CEREMONY

On April 27th, over 100 friends and community members gathered to celebrate and honor the achievements of our organization, youth participants and volunteers.

 

2018

OUR FINANCIALS

2018 Fiscal Year Financials

$13,884

IN TOTAL REVENUE

60+

NEW DONORS ADDED

72.5%

OF OUR INCOME COMES FROM INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTIONS

 

Thank you for your generous support.

To mail your contribution please send a check (SHIELD Mentor Program or cash to 3125 Kathleen Ave. #218 Greensboro, NC 27408.

Thank you for an incredible 10 years and counting...

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PHOTOGRAPHS
All the photos in this report are of real SHIELD Mentor Program participants and community members. All quotations express the views and experiences of the SHIELD Mentor  Program participants, though not all quotations are directly attributable to the individuals photographed. 

OUR DONORS
We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this list. If you notice an error or omission, please notify our office by calling 336-337-2771. 

SHIELD Mentor Program
122 N Elm St., Suite 502
Greensboro, NC 27408

336-337-2771
info@shieldmentor.org