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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. Candidates complete an application, write an essay, … Continue reading

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Why Closure is So Important in Mentoring

There are only a few weeks left in the Central Texas school year, and it is time to think about closure. As a mentor, your primary focus is getting to know the wonderful young person for whom you have created … Continue reading

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Seedling Donors & Mentors Speak Out – David Halpern

David Halpern is a Lawyer, an outspoken advocate for several causes and a proud mentor and Board Member for Seedling Foundation.  He shares his mentoring story with us here. “I am pleased to be completing my second semester with Mark. He … Continue reading

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