Author: True Mentors

Softball for a Cause

Calling all TM softball players! We need your help! TRUE Mentors is teaming up to raise money for a school for autism in Summit, NJ. This is a coed event designed to be a fast, fun morning/afternoon of softball and fundraising. Teams will each play 2 games. The winning teams will then immediately face off … Continued

February Celebrations

There’s nothing wrong with celebrating your own birthday, and TRUE Mentors kicked off 2017 doing just that! On Saturday, January 28th, TRUE Mentors turned six years old! Our celebration took place at the Boys & Girls Club, where Mentors, Mentees and our supporters gathered to celebrate six great years, while also looking ahead to many … Continued

Match of the Year – Ryan & Devin

I grew up in Hoboken and after leaving for a few years I came back to pursue a civil service career in the same neighborhood I know as my home. I found TRUE Mentors online while looking for volunteer opportunities. After researching the organization I thought it would be the best way for me to … Continued

Match of the Year – Leslie & Amiah

I have lived in Hoboken for awhile and currently serve on the Board of Directors for the Miami International Stock Options Exchange (MIAX), The Hun School of Princeton and the Maxwell Place Condominium Association. I learned about True Mentors after doing a Google search for volunteer opportunities in Hoboken area. I was matched with Amiah, a young girl … Continued

Match of the Year – Nicole & Destiny

When I first moved to Hoboken I was looking for a way to get involved in the community and meet new friends. I Googled non-profits in Hoboken and discovered TRUE Mentors’s website. Thank you, Google! After just a few clicks and a scroll on the TRUE Mentors website, I knew with certainty that I wanted … Continued

Student Spotlight – Evan

Grade: 7th TM Program: Enrichment Clubs Years Attended: March 2015 Favorite Enrichment Clubs snack? Fresh fruit – oranges Favorite movie?  Sandlot 2 Favorite subject in school? Project lead the way – we get to build things. How did you first hear about TRUE Mentors and how often do you attend? I heard about it from … Continued

Get to Know the Board President – Liam O’Sullivan

My first experience with TRUE Mentors was attending a volunteer happy hour event with my sister, who was already a mentor. I was truly impressed with the amount of support we had from our volunteer group, not only the number of volunteers, but the quality work they put in:  Organizing events, grant writing, information technology to … Continued

Board Member Spotlight – Tara Casazza

After moving to Hoboken, I was looking to become more involved in the community and came across TRUE Mentors in my search. After meeting with James and learning more about the organization I was impressed by their mission and commitment to serving the children of Hoboken. I had some experience writing grants and saw that … Continued

Student Spotlight – Destiny

Name: Destiny Grade: 4th TM Program: Enrichment Clubs & Mentoring Years Attended: 1+ Favorite Subject? Math Favorite Movie?  Sandlot Favorite Clubs snack? Chips How did you learn about TRUE Mentors and why did you join the mentoring program? My Grandma brought me to meet Ms Rebecca to get a mentor. I joined enrichment clubs too. What fun … Continued

December Celebrations

The end of the year is a time to celebrate. And we have plenty of cause for celebration here at True Mentors, as we closed out 2016 with some amazing events and fundraisers! In participation with the global #GivingTuesday movement, we pledged November 29th as a day of giving back to our community. Our enrichment … Continued