Friday, April 6, 2012

Middletown Mentoring Program Marks 20th Year

Hartford Courant (Middletown, CT) April 5, 2012

"The Middletown Mentor Program is in its 20th year, and volunteers said its ever-expanding reach has had an immeasurable impact on the community.
The concept is simple: the program matches up a volunteer with an elementary school student to spend an hour a week in school just being a positive presence in the child's life
'The kids have grown with a mentor,' said Harold Kaplan, the mentor program coordinator. 'Most of them stay in touch with their mentors for a long time. The mentor is a positive influence on their lives. They become a trusted friend.'" Read More

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