Wildfires are devastating communities across California, causing more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes and threatening many more. The Camp Fire in Northern California -- one of three blazing across the state -- is the most destructive in state history. We want to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you find access to shelter. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know the most effective ways to contribute.
Reach & Rise(tm) supports youth ages 9 to 17 who lack quality role models and who are in communities challenged by poverty, crime, and single-parent households, among other social issues. Mentors provide a positive and consistent relationship with a young person, helping to improve the mentee’s self-esteem, decision-making skills, school performance, and interpersonal relationships.
We need 20 additional individuals to serve as mentors for our youth. If you are over 23 years old, have two hours a week to spare, and like to have fun, You have what it takes to succeed in this program. We provide training and ongoing support throughout your mentoring relationship, so all you need to do is be you! Mentoring with Reach & Rise(tm) is simple: Weekly meetings with mentee Monthly check-ins We need your help-- become a Reach & Rise(tm) Mentor today!