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New England Patriots Players Award Social Justice Funds to Silver Lining Mentoring

By |January 19th, 2023|Categories: All Posts, News|

Silver Lining Mentoring is honored to be one of six organizations selected to receive a gift from the New England Patriots player's social justice fund. The team started the fund in 2018 to support organizations focused on justice and racial equality. This year, Patriots players c ... Read More >

Newsletter: Kick off 2023 with a job at SLM, or join an upcoming event!

By |January 13th, 2023|Categories: Silver Lining Mentoring Newsletters|

Happy New Year, and Happy National Mentoring Month! This month, we're celebrating all the amazing mentors in our network and the wonderful young people who give them a chance! Celebrate with us! Here's how you can get started: Watch President Biden's National Mentoring Month procl ... Read More >

Volunteer Mentor of the Month: Aidan, January 2023

By |January 12th, 2023|Categories: All Posts, Mentor Spotlight, News|

This month, we’re excited to spotlight volunteer mentor Aidan! Aidan matched with mentee Ivens last year during Learn & Earn, and the pair has been inseparable ever since. The match has been “crushing it since day 1,” says Rachel Asam, their program coordinator. Aidan and Iven ... Read More >

“Foster care mentoring turns into 20-year relationship” – CommonWealth Magazine

By |December 5th, 2022|Categories: All Posts, Mentor Spotlight, News, Youth Voice|

Silver Lining Mentoring's longest mentoring matches were recently featured in a CommonWealth Magazine article by Shira Schoenberg called, "Foster care mentoring turns into 20-year relationship." In the article, Henry and Mike, as well as their mentors Justin and Vanessa, reflected ... Read More >

Mentor of the Month: Beth, November 2022

By |November 23rd, 2022|Categories: All Posts, Mentor Spotlight|

This month, we’re excited to spotlight volunteer mentor Beth! Beth matched with 8-year-old K last year, when K had just moved with his aunt. While K was experiencing a whole new environment, Beth showed an incredible commitment not only to K, but to his family as well. Since day o ... Read More >

Feedback as an Empowering Opportunity for Youth

By |November 9th, 2022|Categories: All Posts, News|

Silver Lining Mentoring recently had the opportunity to participate in a virtual LabStorm session with Feedback Labs, a nonprofit organization that believes people are the best experts in their own lives and helps make feedback the norm in aid, philanthropy, nonprofits, and govern ... Read More >

Yamil and Monica: Mentoring Magic

By |November 3rd, 2022|Categories: Match Stories|

Yamil and Monica connected mostly through video calls for the first year after being matched in October 2020. Just one year in, the pair built a beautiful connection working towards Yamil’s goals of completing his GED and becoming a singer. Yamil reflected on having Monica for his mentor, saying, “It’s good to have someone on your side to support you on your way.”

Mentor of the Month Spotlight: Sam, October 2022

By |October 27th, 2022|Categories: All Posts, Mentor Spotlight|

Each month, Silver Lining Mentoring spotlights a Mentor of the Month to shine light on the incredible volunteers who make a difference in the lives of our young people and live by Silver Lining’s values of commitment, community, innovation, equity, and gratitude. This month, we’re ... Read More >

From the Institute: Incorporating a Strengths-Based Mindset into Mentoring Programs

By |September 9th, 2022|Categories: All Posts, Institute|

The Silver Lining Institute recently partnered with MENTOR to host a webinar on strengths-based approaches to mentoring. The strengths-based approach provides the positive supports that all young people need. It focuses on healthy development, and encourages youth to be active par ... Read More >

Mentor of the Month Spotlight: Peter, August 2022

By |August 25th, 2022|Categories: All Posts, Mentor Spotlight|

Each month, Silver Lining Mentoring spotlights a Mentor of the Month to shine light on the incredible volunteers who make a difference in the lives of our young people and live by Silver Lining’s values of commitment, community, innovation, equity, and gratitude. This month, we’re ... Read More >

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