Tag Archives: mentoring

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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Cultivating Young People’s Possible Selves

Seedling Mentoring is a highly supported, research driven, school based, one-on-one mentoring program in the Central Texas area. Training and continuing education are the bedrock of what we believe in and offer to our community volunteers who are entering the lives of … 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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A Mentoring Story – Tucker & Kevin

Sometimes we’re led to believe that people in far away communities need the most help, that a dollar here or there will benefit someone today and that giving money is the ultimate sacrifice. While every nonprofit needs funding to function, … 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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