Former foster child paying it forward after mentor helped him succeed

From even the worst of circumstances, a resilient child can rise. But it usually takes help. The chaos of poverty, substance abuse, foster care and other social ills can swallow up many young people. Most are overwhelmed by their circumstances and mere survival is success. There are …

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We are looking for teen mentees

If you know a teenager in foster care, a group home or independent living in the northern areas of Hamilton County, please let us know. We are looking for kids attending school in the Colerain, Lakota, Princeton districts or in the …

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Sandra & Sandy, HEMI Family

It’s never too late in life to seek a mentor. Sandra Jones has proof of that. “I have always wanted a mentor in my life – someone to take me to dinner, or to go shopping. That one person I …

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Mentors Needed!

Training for those interested in serving as mentors for Hamilton County foster children seeking to complete high school and further their education has been scheduled for early 2010. Two options are available for the Higher Education Mentoring Initiative (HEMI) training, …

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