DonCARES announces latest partnership with Next Steps Americorps

As of Friday, December 21, 2018, DonCARES of Philadelphia, Inc. is excited to announce their newest partnership with Next Steps Americorps. Next Steps Americorps serves as a mentoring program for incoming first-year college students. Americorps mentors are rising college sophomores or juniors from a high poverty school district. The Next Steps Americorps Program engages college student participants through community service, mentoring, and leadership development with an educational non-profit of IRS code 501 (c)(3) from August 2018 to August 2019. This school-year, DonCARES of Philadelphia, Inc. will serve as a service site for corps members. In addition, participating campuses include Temp

DonCARES Speaks at UPenn

On Saturday, December 15, 2018, our founder and executive director Donovan Forrest had the unique opportunity to speak to middle-school students at Junior Youth Action, Inc's Saturday program at the University of Pennsylvania. During the discussion, Forrest described the social problems that fuel the work of DonCARES of Philadelphia, Inc. Mentors. Earlier that week, Brianna Morales, a program director at Philadelphia Youth Action, Inc, asked Forrest to come in and speak to her students. What he expected was far from a daunting task. "When Brianna initially told me she had a question for me I immediately thought: speaking engagement. and before we even got on the phone to discuss it, my answe

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DonCARES of Philadelphia, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, formed in 2015 to promote high-quality one-on-one mentoring for high school students in North Philadelphia. If you find it in your heart to donate to our cause, your gift is 100% tax deductible. Thank you. 


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