November 13, 2019

On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, the men of DonCARES of Philadelphia, Inc. and Strong Men Overcoming Obstacles Through Hard Work, Temple University Chapter hosted a  Man-Up Discussion for male-identifying high school students at The U School.  Man Up is a specified initiative targeting male high school students at The U School. 

Members of both organizations talked to the students about each member and U School student's definitions of success. Also, the participants talked about t...

November 13, 2019

On Tuesday, November 13, 2019, DonCARES of Philadelphia, Inc. Executive Director Donovan Forrest returned to his Alma Mater Samuel Fels High School to conduct a resume workshop with 12th-grade students in veteran teacher John Mault's classroom.  

A 2013 graduate of Fels, Forrest was excited back at his Alma mater and give back to who he referred to as: "very deserving students." A few weeks ago, Forrest helped over thirty-five students in grades 10, 11, and 12 start their resumes. Also, he w...

November 10, 2019

Major: Accounting

Year: Senior

Hometown: Philadelphia

Favorite Quote:

 “I was made for the library, not the classroom. The classroom was a jail of other people’s interests. The library was open, unending, free.” - Ta-Nehisi Coates

How long have you been a member of DonCARES?

I have been a member of DonCARES since August 22, 2019

What advice do you have for prospective mentors?

I would advise prospective mentors to remember that empathy is key when it comes to building an effective relationship. I would...

November 7, 2019

Dior Bullock is recognized as the November 2019 DonCARES of Philadelphia, Inc. Mentee of the Month. Bullock was selected because of her commitment to her education and her perseverance in overcoming life's challenges. Bullock is currently a Senior at The U School and has been a member of DonCARES of Philadelphia, Inc. since September 2019. 

DonCARES Executive Director Donovan Forrest met Dior during a panel discussion in September when U School Humanities T...