Who won The Encore Prize?

Critical Bridge and Hire Autism win $50,000 awards to bring mentors over 50 into the lives of young people who need champions Excitement was in the air, as the five finalists for The Encore Prize gave their three-minute pitches to a live audience of 125 people in...
If You Mentor Me…

If You Mentor Me…

 Source: MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership   It’s National Mentoring Month — time to celebrate the power of mentoring to change lives. Researchers have found that young people with mentors are: less likely to skip school less likely to start using...

Meet Encore Fellows™ in Generation to Generation Work

Gail Myers worked on behalf of adults and children in the Challenged Athletes Foundation.              Bob Crum works with First 5 Santa Clara, recruiting partners and individuals to volunteer for the organization, focused on early childhood development. Bob is also...

Teaching Every Child to Love Books

New Volunteer Toolkit Helps Adults 50+ Support Early Literacy Development Almost 60 percent of children from low-income families start kindergarten unprepared, lagging behind their peers in critical literacy skills. Research shows that simple, back-and-forth...