In addition, The MENTOR Network’s commitment to our communities is embodied in the work of The MENTOR Network Charitable Foundation, Network Angels—our emergency assistance fund—and our national Volunteer Day that brings employees, individuals served, foster parents and other independent contractors as well as family and friends of The Network together for a day of service in communities across the country.
In 2013 The Network established an annual Volunteer Day, where employees and their families from across The Network come together to lend a hand in their communities. Volunteer Day 2014 brought together nearly 800 employees in nine states and fourteen sites and Volunteer Day 2015 brought together 2,500 employees in seventeen states and 50 sites.
On Saturday, April 16, 2016, more than 2,500 Network employees, individuals served, friends and family members donated their time on 64 projects in 25 states as part of our 4th National Volunteer Day. View the Volunteer Day photo book
This year The MENTOR Network will hold its 5th Annual Volunteer Day on Saturday, May 6 in 35 states. If you are an employee, individual served, or friend of The Network click here to register for a volunteer project in your state.
The MENTOR Network Charitable Foundation
Launched in 2007, The MENTOR Network Charitable Foundation works to build on The Network’s innovative approach to human services by seeking new solutions and creative ideas for enhancing the lives of people with disabilities and youth and families facing emotional, behavioral and other challenges, and by expanding opportunity for those we serve.
The Foundation is The MENTOR Network’s commitment to nurturing the excellence and innovation that ensures such environments—for those we serve, for our employees and for society as a whole. Since its founding in 2007, The Foundation has made nearly 200 grants to organizations across the United States.
The MENTOR Network also strives to support our own. In 2010 we established Network Angels, a charitable organization that helps Network employees and independent contractors who experience sudden, life-altering events including natural disasters, house fires and incidents of domestic violence that jeopardize their ability to meet basic living expenses. To date, Network Angels has helped more than 130 members of The Network family.