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Becoming a Mentor: Tim Jackson

“What does it take to be a mentor?” There isn’t a simple answer to that question, but there are a few things that we value above all at Silver Lining Mentoring. Chief among them are; consistency, communication and adaptability to meet a young person where they are.  Julie, Program Coordinator at SLM, spoke with recently […]


Rodman Ride 2016

Silver Lining Mentoring supporters are amazing!  You go above and beyond day after day, year after year to show youth impacted by foster care that they matter to you.  This month we want to highlight Carmela Martell, who has supported Silver Lining Mentoring by riding in The Rodman Ride for Kids for the last four […]


What We’re Reading

“As someone who grew up in foster care, family is fluid. Family is chosen, family is a village. Family is not necessarily being bonded by blood, but being bonded by circumstance, having someone there when you need them the most.”  — Excerpted from  “Unapologetically Family” by Kenyon Lee Whitman.   At Silver Lining Mentoring, we know […]


Your Generosity Made Memories This Summer!

Thanks to you, Silver Lining Mentoring youth had an incredible summer! Your generosity enabled us to offer youth in foster care opportunities to connect with mentors, secure safe affordable housing and step outside their comfort zone.  The highlight of the summer for many of us was the annual camping trip on Cape Cod.  Once a […]