Gina and Janelle’s Story

Gina and Janelle’s Story

Gina heard about Be the One from her older sister and requested a mentor in middle school. At the time, she was “looking for someone to talk to, a friend I could talk to about anything without a bunch of drama.” She and Janelle developed a close relationship over the...

He got me to think about myself and who I want to be.

Chris and Steve’s Story Chris first heard about Be the One in middle school. Feeling somewhat lonely at the time, he thought it would be nice to have a mentor to talk to and share some common interests. In Steve, he found that and so much more. Over the past...

BTO Snapshot for November 2021

You are making a difference. Because of you, Be The One continues to keep students and mentors connected through these challenging times. “The mentoring program has been such a blessing to my daughter with everything she has been through the past couple of...
She’s a good friend to me, and a good listener.

She’s a good friend to me, and a good listener.

Tracy and Lissa’s Story: Currently a sophomore, Tracy met Lissa back in middle school when she was hoping for someone to talk to “who would listen and not get mad about everything.” Life has been challenging lately, and this year has been especially difficult...