The Mentoring Partnership advances mentoring in Western PA to ignite community involvement, strengthen programs, and empower youth to succeed in life. Working with the staff and volunteers of local programs and community and corporate leaders, we are dedicated to making sure that any child who wants or needs a mentor has access to a caring adult who can encourage and support them. Take a look at this snapshot of our work!

In 2020, we:
Served
494
Organizations
Trained
756
Mentors
155
Mentees

Delivered 971 hours of technical and training assistance to 33 programs

WHO WE SERVE

Of all youth served in Western PA, 41% were male, 59% were female. Almost two-thirds of programs report that the majority of their youth (at least 50%) are low-income.

11-14
Is the most commonly served age range (74%).
WHERE WE SERVE

Strengthening Our Communities
We're proud to serve mentoring programs and volunteers in 12 counties throughout our region: Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Clarion, Erie, Greene, Lawrence, Mercer, Somerset, Venango, Washington and Westmoreland Counties. We're working to expand our reach in the region so we can match even more young people with mentors!
Beaver County
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Allegheny County
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Westmoreland County
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Washington County
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Beaver County
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Allegheny County
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Westmoreland County
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Washington County
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SOUTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA STILL NEEDS:
More Male Mentors
2:5
Ratio of Male to Female Mentors
More African-American Mentors
74%
of local programs reported that the majority of their mentors are white.
More Mentors
1,065
kids on local waiting lists for a mentor.

SOCIAL DISTANCING DOESN'T MEAN SOCIAL DISCONNECTING

Whether it’s in-person, virtual or hybrid, supportive relationships matter. Young people need strong connections with caring adults who can help them thrive.  Click here to make a contribution to our year-end campaign.  Together, we can ensure that all kids are surrounded by 360 degrees of mentoring support -- in school, at home and in the community!