Category Archives : News


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 […]


Kelly & Kevin reunited!

You may be familiar with the story of Kelly Baker, Match of the Year and her Mentee, Kevin. Kelly spoke at our Annual match gala in 2016 highlighting the power of their relationship. Watch the video below to catch up;   Over the Weekend of January 14th, Kelly visited Kevin for the first time in […]


Learn & Earn Graduation December 2016

For many young people, receiving your own gift at graduation, or having a roomful of people clap for you, may seem mundane, but for many participants in Learn and Earn, these are moments to cherish. As one participant reflects “This graduation was special because I was surrounded by people who care about me.” Learn & […]


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 […]