About Generation to Generation
A new campaign powered by Encore.org bringing older and younger people together to make life better for all generations.
Young people thrive with the support of caring adults in their lives.
Older adults have abundant skills and life experience to share.
Schools and youth organizations, often stretched for resources, need an infusion of human talent.
Get Involved As a Mentor
Mentors help young people realize their potential through caring relationships that nurture success.
Yet one in three young people will grow up without a mentor in their lives.
Experienced adults bring unique gifts — the appetite to serve and the aptitude to connect — that profoundly enrich young and older generations’ lives.
Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), in cities across the country. BBBS agencies support the Big, Little, and their family through the lifetime of the match.
MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership connects you to hundreds of quality mentoring opportunities in locations across the country through their national database — all you need is your zip code!
Strive is a free online community where aspiring college students connect with dedicated mentors to receive one-on-one guidance and support through the college admissions and financial aid application process.
More Ways to Get Involved
When Dawn's sons moved out and that “empty nest” feeling crept in, she volunteered as a Big Sister -- and asked for a Little Brother. -- Dawn, BBBS Big Sister, Owatonna, MN
"I set out to convince the first-graders how important it is to eat their fruits and vegetables."
"I walk into the classroom for tutoring and the kids say, "Mr. Larry is here!"
-- Larry, Oasis Tutor
St. Louis, MO
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