Be The One 2022 Order Form

Here is the printable version of our order form to place your order: Be The One 2022 Order Form When you are ready to pay, visit our secure online payment form.       . BTOAt Be The One, we understand the many unique challenges our youth face today. Through mentorship, students are connected with … Read more

The Backyard Reporters: Be The One Mentoring

This episode features an interview with Nancy McHarness of Partners for Schools, discussing “Be the One,” a social/emotional mentoring program for kids in Lynden, Ferndale and Nooksack Schools. Produced by Susan Lindsey. Original air date: 2/24/22. KMRE · The Backyard Reporters: Be The One Mentoring BTOAt Be The One, we understand the many unique challenges … Read more

Kevin and Rob’s Story

BTOAt Be The One, we understand the many unique challenges our youth face today. Through mentorship, students are connected with an adult that matches their interests and personality. For one hour a week students meet with their mentor at school in a safe and positive environment. Be The One removes the financial burden of the … Read more

Cherie and Jasmin’s Story

Cherie met her mentor, Jasmin, in middle school, and they continued meeting in person this year at the high school. She needed someone to talk to that she could trust, and that motivated her to request a mentor. They enjoy talking, playing card games, and walking around campus together when they meet each week. Cherie … Read more

Justin and Herm’s Story

Justin enjoys hearing stories from his mentor, Herm, about what things were like when he was a kid growing up in Holland. They enjoy talking about any number of things and frequently play card games during their conversations. Time with Herm is important to Justin because he has someone to talk to regularly, and he … Read more

BTO Breaking News January 2022

Check out the January email newsletter.    BTOAt Be The One, we understand the many unique challenges our youth face today. Through mentorship, students are connected with an adult that matches their interests and personality. For one hour a week students meet with their mentor at school in a safe and positive environment. Be The … Read more

Jessica and Elizabeth’s Story

Jessica first heard about Be the One during her sophomore health class and thought it might be nice to have someone to talk to. She admits it was a little awkward at first, but she quickly warmed up to her mentor, Elizabeth. They bonded over playing dominoes, sharing snacks, and laughing a lot! Sometimes they … Read more

Chris and Eddie’s Story

After being suspended from middle school, Chris was encouraged to meet with a mentor. He admits he was pretty skeptical about the whole mentoring idea, but decided to try it. Now he and his mentor, Eddie, are in their fourth year together! Chris and Eddie have off-campus privileges and usually meet together at Woods on … Read more

Jessie and Maria’s Story

Jessie heard about Be the One from her older sister and decided to ask for a mentor freshman year. She and Maria have developed a close friendship over the past three years, playing cards, sharing tacos and chatting about all kinds of topics. When Jessie is facing a decision, she appreciates that Maria offers suggestions … Read more