Category Archives: Children in Poverty

Is This Your Year to be Epic? Mentor with Seedling

School has begun, and our Mentors are pairing up again with their young friends in Austin’s public schools. Some are continuing a friendship that has grown over years, and some are beginning a brand new relationship, but they all have … Continue reading

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Thanking Our Mentors

Each year, we gather our Mentors, School Contacts, Supporters, Seedling Scholarship Winners and Seedling Scholarship Graduates together with Seedling Staff and Board of Directors to say… THANK YOU & CONGRATULATIONS!

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How to Support Your “Tested” Mentee

Do you know how your mentee is feeling about the upcoming STAAR tests? A mentor is a friend and a guide. A mentor may not be the person to teach a mentee the skills for the test, but you can help … Continue reading

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Heart Health and Incarceration of a Parent

Heart-related disease kills thousands of people each year, and generally appears prominently as the number one fatal condition in America, particularly for men. Many risk factors are known, but a recent study by researchers at Virginia Tech College of Science … Continue reading

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Mentoring in Real Life – National Mentoring Month

January is National Mentoring Month, and this year’s national theme is “Mentor in Real Life.” Seedling mentors hear about real life in every visit, whether it’s a challenging school experience, a poignant tale of home life, or a simple expression … Continue reading

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