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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 … 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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