Metro Detroit man recalls Tom Brady mentoring him in third grade
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Tom Brady will play in his 10th Super Bowl Sunday. Brady was in his senior year at the University of Michigan and was paired up with Falhsing for the Department of Psychology’s Michigan Mentorship Program. “Focus primarily on reading and writing.”Years later, Fahlsing went to Patriots Camp and spoke with his mentor again. He was -- and always will be -- a big Tom Brady fan. More information on the Michigan Mentorship Program can be found on its official website here.
New mentorship program in Detroit aims to break poverty cycle
DETROIT – A new program in Detroit aims to end generational poverty by pairing children who have had adverse experiences with a paid, professional mentor for 12 years. It’s a unique idea that has proven successful in other cities -- and now, Friends of the Children is starting a Detroit chapter. Friends of the Children’s goal is to give children a consistent and caring adult in their life. The nonprofit pairs children who face several systemic obstacles with a professional mentor, called a Friend. More information on Friends of the Children Detroit can be found on its official website or its official Facebook page here.
Metro Detroit mentors help students prepare for winning futures
DETROIT Showing students specific career paths is just as important as schooling itself, and thats the goal for one Metro Detroit organization. High school is an important time in a childs life, and thanks to mentors helping them navigate, Metro Detroit students are working toward having a winning future. My parents think its wonderful, Johnson said. My parents think Im going to be making history within the family.He has been working with a mentor to lay out a five-year plan for his life. The mentors are in a number of schools across Metro Detroit, but more mentors are always welcome.