Author: True Mentors

Thank You Hoboken

Namaste & Rosé We’ve all heard about wine and cheese, but what about wine and yoga? Last week, Devotion360 and TRUE Mentors teamed up to prove this is a match made in relaxation heaven. Attendees enjoyed an hour of guided yoga and meditation, followed by wine and light refreshments. Of course, we couldn’t just have … Continued

Namaste & Rosé Fundraiser

TRUE Mentors is teaming up with Devotion360 to host a fundraiser for our mentoring programs! Join us for a pop up yoga class at the Kolo Klub (Entrance at 1422 Grand Street, Hoboken, New Jersey) on Thursday, August 2nd. Doors open at 7pm, yoga begins at 7:30pm. Tickets are $30 and may be purchased here. Tickets … Continued

Volunteer Spotlight – Lauren Devine

Meet Lauren Devine How do you volunteer with TRUE Mentors? I’m on the marketing team and support social media and graphic design. Why do you volunteer for TRUE Mentors? Hoboken is such a great community. I’ve lived here for almost four years and I’ve always wanted to be involved and volunteer in a creative way. … Continued

Match Celebration at Gravity Vault

TRUE Mentors June Match Celebration!   Last weekend TRUE Mentors celebrated our one-to-one matches by visiting Gravity Vault in Hoboken. It was so much fun to watch our mentors and mentees step outside of their comfort zones and conquer their fears together, some scaling walls all the way to the top! And best of all, … Continued

Volunteer Spotlight – Andrew Pflugbeil

Meet Andrew Pflugbeil What is your volunteer role at TRUE Mentors? I’m on the marketing team as a video editor and I also support local partnerships with small businesses. Why did you sign up to volunteer with TRUE Mentors? I was involved a lot in my local community through high school and college, and then … Continued

17 Reasons to Celebrate 2017!

2017 Celebrations Whew! This year flew by fast at TRUE Mentors, leaving us with so many great memories and reasons to celebrate! As excited as we are to jump into 2018, we can’t help but look back at our few our favorite moments in 2017. Check out our top 17 reasons we are celebrating as … Continued

Thank You Hoboken Pizza Lovers!

Hoboken Happy Hours Raises over $7,000 for TRUE Mentors On October 15th, TRUE Mentors teamed up with Hoboken Happy Hours to host the first annual Hoboken Pizza Fest at the Elk’s Lodge in Hoboken. We were excited to help host this event with HHH and we were absolutely blown away by the number of people who … Continued

Teen Interns Celebrates Thanksgiving

Giving Thanks at TRUE Mentors This year, our mentors, teen interns and their families teamed up to host our first TIP Thanksgiving potluck dinner and we were not disappointed! We were blown away by the effort our mentors and mentees took to make food for their first Thanksgiving meal as a TM family. Our returning senior interns … Continued

TIP Teams Up to Make a Difference

Community Service Projects The month of October our teen interns and mentors volunteered their time in the Hoboken community. We kicked off our month of service with Hoboken Grace 1Day, an annual day of giving back to the community (pictured left). This was our second year participating in this event and the tradition of fun and … Continued

Celebrating 1 Year – Mark & Pedro

 Mark & Pedro Celebrate 1 Year of Mentoring   Pedro first joined TRUE Mentors in our 2014-2015 Enrichment Club program and shortly afterwards he applied for a mentor. After a much anticipated wait, Mark and Pedro were officially matched in August of 2016, immediately bonding over their mutual love of sports, including baseball, football and their … Continued