Be the One Snapshot – October 2021

Be the One Snapshot – October 2021

Local Funding annual full-time program budget per school $62,000 community donations cover school Mentor Coordinators salaries and all program costs donations from individuals, businesses and civic groups create program sustainability Positive Impact Students and...
Be the One Snapshot – October 2021

Having a mentor is like having a best friend

Kaleb and Cal’s Story: During 7th grade, Kaleb saw other kids meeting with mentors and asked about what they were doing. When he heard that he could request his own mentor, he thought: “I can have my own personal friend. This is exactly what I need.” Soon after,...

Rob and Josh’s Story

Rob and Josh’s Story: In middle school, Rob saw other students meeting with mentors and thought it looked like fun. He quickly formed a bond with his mentor, Josh. After school shut down in 2020, they couldn’t see each other for a few months. As soon as school...

Max and Greg’s Story

Max and Greg’s Story: A current freshman, Max met his mentor, Greg, in middle school after his older sisters told him about Be the One.  He was hoping for an adult friend who could support him and give advice.  He and Greg enjoy playing chess, cribbage, and...

Helpful to let it all out.

Issac and Corey’s Story: Issac heard about Be the One as a freshman from a friend. He admits that initially, “I thought it sounded like fun to get out of class and play games—being a typical teenage boy.” After spending 4 years with his mentor, Corey, he says:...