National Mentoring Month 2017

January 2017

January is National Mentoring Month, a time to celebrate and honor the importance of quality mentoring programs and the role that current mentors fill while also recruiting new supporters and volunteers.  In Southwestern PA, there are nearly 20,000 kids being mentored.  But there are still 815 kids on waiting lists for a mentor.  Now is the perfect time to get involved...

Mentor In Real Life.

Mark these dates on your calendar!

  • Saturday, January 7, 3 p.m. ET: National Mentoring Month Kick-Off Twitter Party
  • Thursday, January 12: "I Am a Mentor" Day
  • Monday, January 16: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
  • Tuesday, January 17: International Mentoring Day
  • Thursday, January 19: Thank Your Mentor Day

Help us celebrate all things mentoring with these great resources:

  • National Mentoring Month Toolkit: Download this toolkit, which provides strategic guidance, messaging and sample materials to get the most out of media outreach and social media, corporate and public official engagement.
  • Digital Materials: Download Facebook cover images, Thank Your Mentor cards, web badges and more to show your mentoring support!
  • Sign up for TMP's updates: Join our email list for regular mentoring updates, as well as special highlights throughout January.
  • Join the Conversation: Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram to join the discussion about mentoring in Southwestern PA.  Don't forget the hashtags -- #MentorIRL #MentoringWorks #EverydayMentoring