Mercy Home’s Friends First Mentoring Program kicked off its 31st year with its site-base launch at the West Loop Campus. Over 60 people attended the fun-filled event, including mentors, mentees and family members, as everyone got acquainted with each other and planned for the year ahead.
Stories about Friends First Mentoring at Mercy Home for Boys & Girls.
“I left the house with nothing,” Doris says. She isn’t exaggerating. But she knew whatever lay ahead was going to be better than what they’d left behind.
Mercy Home’s Friends First mentoring program hosted a fun-filled day of activities for their mentors and mentees, including an informative yoga class, a mentors versus mentees kickball game, and scavenger hunt throughout Chicago!
Maria Kumis is a Friends First Mentor at Mercy Home for Boys & Girls. She’s been chosen as one of the volunteers to spotlight her dedicated time and help to the children of Mercy Home.
Recently, we were in Houston, Texas to attend the National Conference on Volunteering and Service.
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