Why Mentoring is Important

Why Be A Mentor?

  • 46% less likely than their peers to start using drugs
  • 59% get better grades
  • 73% raise their goals
  • 55% more likely to enroll in college
  • 78% more likely to volunteer regularly in their community
  • 52% less likely to than their peers to skip a day of school

If you become a committed mentor, this is the impact you can have on our community! More than anything, having a caring adult in their life increases the self-esteem of a child and allows them to grow personally and experience a wide array of new activities.

 

 

Statistical Credit: Big Brothers Big Sisters