Trusted Mentors is holding a mentor training and orientation seminar on November 30 and December 14th from 6-8pm at IUCC (402 E. Prospect St.). Please join us to learn more about becoming a volunteer mentor and preventing homelessness in Indianapolis. Check back often for more dates. They are held monthly. For more information, please call 985-5041.
In June 2009 Sandy, an ex-offender, was referred to Trusted Mentors from a local agency working to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women in our community. When Sandy was referred she was employed full-time and working toward her goal of owning her own business.
Days after her referral, she was matched with her mentor, Teresa, a local small business owner. Teresa has offered her insights and experiences as a small business owner to help Sandy develop a business plan; she has also been there for Sandy as she works to rebuild her life after incarceration. Sandy says that Teresa has helped her remain positive and focused on the future.
Facing poverty, unemployment, and a criminal record, Sandy could have given up. Instead, through focus, hard work, a positive attitude, and the insights of a mentor, she has set herself up for success.
Please feel free to stop by the Indianapolis Peace Institute on Thursday, November 16th from 12-1:30 for "Networking with a Soul." Trusted Mentors will be there to present our agency and talk about the issue of homelessness and how it impacts our local community.
The Peace Institute is a great resource in the Indianapolis community. They hold their brownbag networking events on the 3rd Thursday of every month! You can visit their website here.
What better time to join the efforts of Trusted Mentors than during National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week (November 15-21)?
On November 16th, Trusted Mentors will be at the IUPUI Service Fair located at the Campus Center, Rm CE148. Join us to learn more about Trusted Mentors and all the other city-wide efforts to fight hunger and homelessness!
On November 17th, Trusted Mentors will hold a Mentor Info and Training Seminar, from 6-8pm at Immanuel UCC (402 E. Prospect St.). Come learn about becoming a mentor to someone at-risk.
There is no better awareness than prevention, so join us as we work to prevent homelessness in Indianapolis.
To learn more visit our website www.trustedmentors.org or call 985-5041.