March 28, 2020

Greetings & Happy Spring, 

As we wrap up our fourth program year a month early, I can not help but reflect on our grassroots organizing around mentorship. Since September 2015, our organization and its members have created many positive mentoring moments, smiles, and lasting memories. 

Serving as founder, chairman and executive director has been an absolute pleasure. While the position I have been fortunate to hold has been both extremely rewarding and challenging, I haven't the slightest disbelie...

March 26, 2020

Mu Hernandez is recognized as the March 2020 DonCARES of Philadelphia, Inc. Mentor of the Month. Hernandez was selected because she has shown outstanding commitment to our core values and has built an admirable relationship with her mentee Christian. 
Muhammad is a Junior at Temple University majoring in English. DonCARES Executive Director Donovan Forrest met Hernandez in the summer of 2019 shortly after he applied to be a mentor. 

Muhammad chose to become a mentor for DonCARES of Philadelphia...

March 26, 2020

Christian Kelly is recognized as our March 2020 DonCARES of Philadelphia, Inc. Mentee of the Month. Christian was selected because of his commitment to obtaining his education, his perseverance in overcoming life's challenges and good citizenship in our community. Christian is currently a Sophomore at The U School and has been a member of DonCARES of Philadelphia, Inc. since November 2020. 

Christian, a 10th Grader at The U School is a talented motivational speaker, a good friend, and a great per...