WHY IS MENTORING IMPORTANT?

According to MENTOR, a national mentoring organization, there are more than 14 million young people who need caring adults in their lives.

Mentors change lives by...

  • Supporting positive behavior

  • Reducing dropout rates

  • Promoting academic excellence

  • Discouraging gang/criminal involvement

Mentored youth...

  • Have a higher school-attendance record and academic performance

  • Are more likely to go on to higher education

  • Respond more positively to their teachers and parents

  • Are more comfortable communicating with their parents and society

  • Receive more emotional support from their friends and peers

  • Have a greater feeling of self-worth

  • Understand how academics ultimately influence and relate to the professional world

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122 N. Elm St. Suite 502

Greensboro, NC 27401

Mailing Address:

3125 Kathleen Ave. #218 Greensboro, NC 27408

Email: info@shieldmentor.org

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