Framingham-based Staples, Inc. was a part of a Youth Mentoring Day at the State House on Jan. 19, where the Governor’s office officially declared January “Massachusetts Mentoring Month.”
The event was part of a statewide public awareness and mentor recruitment campaign led by Mass Mentoring Partnership and Staples.
has donated $25,000 to Mass Mentoring Partnership annually since 2010 to build awareness and recruit caring adult mentors for 3,000 Massachusetts youth.
Youth mentoring advocates across Massachusetts, including representatives from 31 mentoring programs throughout the state, gathered to celebrate and highlight the impact mentoring has on youth at the Sixth Annual Youth Mentoring Day at the State House.
For the second year, the “Ignite Award” was presented to a mentoring program staff member and two mentors who have demonstrated a commitment to mentoring.
For the first time, Mass Mentoring Partnership presneted an Ignite Award to two businesses that have shown a commitment and dedication to the field of mentoring.
To sign up to be a mentor, visit: http://massmentors.org/becoming-a-mentor