January 21, 2020

Aaron Williams is recognized as the January 2020 DonCARES of Philadelphia, Inc. Mentor of the Month. Williams was selected because he has shown outstanding commitment to our core values and has built an admirable relationship with his mentee. 

Williams is a Junior at Temple University majoring in Sociology.

 DonCARES Executive Director Donovan Forrest met Williams in the summer of 2019 shortly after Williams applied to be a mentor. Willia...

January 8, 2020

Destynn McClaine is recognized as the January 2020 DonCARES of Philadelphia, Inc. Mentee of the Month. Destynn was selected because of his commitment to his education and his perseverance in overcoming life's challenges. Destynn 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 Destynn a few months ago during a panel discussion in U School Teacher Charlie McGheean's Senior Design Cla...

January 5, 2020

On January 5, 2020 DonCARES Executive Director Donovan Forrest promoted DonCARES Volunteer Mentor and Director of Recruitment Cameron Battle-Bradshaw to Assistant Executive Director. Bradshaw has been a member of DonCARES since January 2019 and has served as a mentor to an 11th grade student at the U School.

Since being matched with her mentee, Bradshaw has cared and consistent while working, attending school, and serving as a member of The National Council of Negro...

December 30, 2019

For the second year in a row, DonCARES of Philadelphia, Inc. will host the Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Social Justice Essay Contest for high school students at The U School.  The objective of this contest is for high school student participants to think critically about the challenges that existed and remain for black and brown people in America. Participants will also use Alexander's narrative as a starting point for thinking about some issues that affect marginalized people of color. Studen...