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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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Why I Give – One Donor’s Story

Donor Spotlight: Amber Towers Amber Towers felt compelled to become a mentor as soon as she learned about the mission of the Seedling Foundation. Her first mentoring experience would introduce her to Errin, a 7th grader whom she would mentor … Continue reading

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Summertime Mentoring Blues?

My mentee is thrilled about summer, right? Who wouldn’t be happy about having no homework, sleeping a little later, and playing outside in the sunshine? But summer may include some other differences for your mentee. You might be surprised by … Continue reading

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The Gift of the Mentor

The holidays are a special time in the Seedling Mentor Program, where our mentors walk the delicate line of giving in a poverty dominated culture.   Luckily, Seedling’s Mentor Directors are there supporting mentors with training, one on one advice … Continue reading

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Investing in the Mentor

The Seedling Foundation recently completed its first new mentor orientation session of the school year. I was fortunate to share the room not only with a group of future mentors, but also with two great presenters, who started us along … Continue reading

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