Becoming a mentor can be one of the most rewarding things you will ever do with your life. Being a mentor is an opportunity for you to be a role model and to provide a positive example to a youth who might not otherwise have had one. To know that you had a positive impact on the life of a youth is a feeling you will carry with you.
Life is full of trouble and obstacles. It is invaluable to have the guidance and friendship of someone who has experience and an honest desire to see you succeed. Our goal is to match you with mentors that were once in your situation and can relate you your struggles. This is what makes Reaching Back “To Our Youth” different. All of the mentors that we will introduce you to have the life experience of walking in your shoes.
It is our hope and goal that every youth that needs a mentor will be provided one. However, we know that some youth will still fall through the cracks. Help us prevent this from happening.
When I was young I was always a reachable kid. I just didn't have anybody that I really looked up to and respected enough to listen to...