“Approximately 100 people arrived bright and early at the Jesuit Retreat Center April 21 for a buffet breakfast and program honoring the founders of Mentor Tutor Connection, Marge Bruno and Bob Adams. The celebration commemorated the nonprofit organization’s 20 years of recruiting, screening, training and placing volunteers to tutor and mentor students in local schools.” […]
We’re honored to be long-time recipients of the Holiday Funds from both the Los Altos Town Crier and the Mountain View Voice. These Holiday Funds grant 100% of the money they raise to designated local nonprofit organizations that provide services to people that need extra support in our communities, people who might otherwise be overlooked because […]
Thank you for giving so generously during our end of year campaign. Your financial support makes all the difference in our ability to provide our tutoring and mentoring programs. We use the funds for recruiting, screening, certifying, training and placing our volunteers with students who benefit from having a caring adult in their lives.
January is National Mentoring Month, but do you know why mentoring is important? Data show that young people who were at-risk for not completing high school but who had a mentor reported higher educational aspirations and matriculation into post-secondary education, as well as greater engagement in positive activities. These young people were: 55% more likely […]
We appreciate everything our volunteers do to help students in our local schools who need a caring adult in their lives. Our 142 volunteer tutors and mentors spent over 4,600 hours with 423 students last year. To recognize their efforts, we held a Volunteer Appreciation party on January 21 and over 40 tutors and mentors […]
2016 marks the 20th Anniversary of Mentor Tutor Connection! Hard to believe that it’s been twenty years since members of the Los Altos Rotary Club created a project called Partners for New Generations. Twenty years of growth and we now serve students in each of the schools in the three school districts in Mountain View […]
Mentor Tutor Connection provides crucial outreach for struggling teens As Nikoo and Connie put it, their relationship for the last three years is phasing out, but their friendship is something that will endure into the future. Back when they first met, Nikoo Parsizadeh was 15 and had just emigrated from Iran to join her family […]
Mentor Tutor Connection was featured in an article by The Los Altos Town Crier, the organization behind the LATC Holiday Fund. MTC is one of the beneficiaries of this fund. The article focused on MTC’s mission, current statistics, and highlights during 2015. View the article on the LATC website.
98% of MTC mentored students would recommend our mentoring program to a friend! Here is what one mentored student said: “I love this program because not only was my mentor a great mentor but it was always great getting to see my Mentor Coordinator. I really admire having another adult that cares for me because […]
Although last school year may seem a long time ago, we want to share a couple of pictures from a fun end-of-year party for our mentors and students at AVHS. Thank you to Leslie Schwarz, our Mentor Coordinator at AVHS, for hosting a great event!