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Attendance Matters – Mentoring Helps!

This September, Seedling will join organizations all over the country in recognizing Attendance Awareness Month. Chronic absence, the missing of 10% or more of a school year, is an indicator of both poor school performance and an early indicator of dropping … Continue reading

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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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Father’s Day When Daddy is in Prison

This year, Google sponsored a video that was a heartfelt letter from children challenged by parental incarceration to their fathers in prison. Watch and listen, because to hear a child’s feelings is more compelling than any statistics we could share with … Continue reading

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Seedling College Scholarships – Offering the Future

Through generous donations, the Seedling Foundation has had the privilege of offering our 8th-grade Seedling mentees an opportunity to compete for a $5,000.00 scholarship for higher education, to be bestowed upon graduation.

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Seedling 2016 Angels & Advocates Award to Leroy Nellis

Each year, Seedling is pleased to present the “Angels & Advocates Award” to someone who has been of significant impact on the Seedling Mentor Program. It is presented to recognize a person who has made an “extraordinary contribution, which will improve … Continue reading

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