Mass Mentoring    

Social Impact Profile ™

Areas of Impact:
Children & Youth

Based in Boston, Mass Mentoring Partnership (MMP) is fueling the movement to expand quality mentoring for youth to meet the needs of communities across Massachusetts. MMP serves more than 200 mentoring programs statewide supporting 30,000 youth in mentoring relationships. We provide services including training and technical assistance, networking and professional development, mentor recruitment campaigns, advocacy, resource development & recognition, and mentor-mentee match activities. Our program network includes schools, religious organizations, community non-profits, and workplaces, serving youth 5 to 18-years-old. These institutions utilize a variety of program structures including one-to-one mentoring, group mentoring and e-mentoring.


    Presidential Proclamation - National Mentoring Month, 2013

    Our American family is bound together by caring individuals who make it their mission to serve others. During National Mentoring Month, we pay special tribute to the men and women who enrich the lives of our young people and fortify the unbreakable bonds between one generation and the next. Mentors know that helping a child unlock their full potential begins with care, guidance, and support -- which is why my Administration is proud to celebrate mentorship nationwide through programs that help young people see the strength within themselves. We created the Corporate Mentoring Challenge, which encourages businesses across our country to open or expand mentoring programs that equip our youth with the tools to achieve. Read More

    Meet the Match: Megan and Kathryn from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central MA/Metrowest

    Big Sister Kathryn Ludden was matched with her Little Sister, Megan, age 7, in the fall of 2011. According to Megan’s mom, Sheri, the match really brings out the child within Megan as well as Kathryn! Megan and Kathryn have fun wherever they go, no matter what they are doing. In fact, their goal every time they get together is to have good, clean, simple fun. Kathryn shares, “Megan is the kind of girl who is excited about everything. She loves going places like the movies, just as much as she loves playing a game of tic-tac-toe at my kitchen table.” Read More