We recently celebrated our annual Friends First and AfterCare Picnic, which brought together nearly 100 former residents, families, mentors, mentees, volunteers, and coworkers.
Stories about Friends First Mentoring at Mercy Home for Boys & Girls.
Mercy Home’s Friends First Mentoring Program allows volunteers to make a bigger difference in the lives kids in need of role models.
Friends First Workplace-Based Mentoring Program and TransUnion team up to support Chicago kids through structured relationships with professionals.
Sonya Davis joined the Friends First mentoring program with Mercy Home and became a role model and friend to 14-year-old Alaila.
Take a look at these 10 clever tips to help you better connect with a student, mentee, sibling, or other young person in your life.
Mercy Home’s Friends First mentoring program helps children like Jordan learn how to ride a bike and gain a friend for life.
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.
“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.
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