Use the following materials to help spread the word about National Mentoring Month to local media and your community.
- 2012 Mentoring Month Guide (PDF)
- Sample Event Press Release (PDF)
- Sample "Letter to the Editor" (PDF)
- Free "Be a Mentor" Poster (PDF)
- Public Service Announcements
For additional information, see the Mentoring Month Calendar PDF.
If you would like your event listed, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. The calendar will be updated periodically.
"I am a Mentor" Social Media Day:
Help spread the word!
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service:
Information and volunteer opportunities.
East Dover ES Elem Mentor Celebration
William Henry Middle School Mentor Celebration
January 24-25 | Washington, D.C.
National Mentoring Summit
"Thank Your Mentor" Day
(See Calendar PDF for ideas!)
Indian River School District Mentor Celebration
January 27 | Wilmington, DE
DMC Corporate Engagement Breakfast
January 28 | Harrington Ice Rink
Milford High School Mentor/Mentee Ice Skating Event
January 31 | Dover, DE
Connecting Generations 3rd Annual Mentoring Works Summit
Kent County Alternative School Mentor Celebration
With each year that goes by, National Mentoring Month has increased in scope and proved even more successful than the last. Click the links below to view photos, video, and more from 2008 and 2009. Overviews of 2010 and 2011 Mentoring Months coming soon!
- National Mentoring Month 2008
- National Mentoring Month 2009
January 2012 commemorates the 11th annual National Mentoring Month. This month-long celebration presents a great opportunity for community organizations to highlight mentoring, recognize those who make it possible, and engage new people in the process. Here are some ideas for making the most of Mentoring Month this year:
For dozens of additional ideas, resources and outreach strategies, download the Delaware Mentoring Council's "2012 Mentoring Month Guide" (PDF). Also be sure to check out the Mentoring Month Press Kit (top right) and take a look at the January 2012 Events Calendar (download PDF or see column listing on right; both to be updated as needed). Finally, scroll down or click here for a select list of pertinent mentoring links and resources.
Contact the Delaware Mentoring Council's Erin Innes (email@example.com or 302-504-5265) for free Mentoring Month promotional materials including posters, bookmarks, and postcards.
Click here to read the President’s Proclamation of National Mentoring Month 2012.
Delaware Mentoring Council (DMC):
Twitter: @delawarementor #mentorDE, #mentormonth
Local Web Resources:
Volunteer Delaware: www.volunteerdelaware.org
Delaware Tourism: www.visitdelaware.com
National Web Resources:
National Mentoring Month: www.nationalmentoringmonth.org
Corporation for National and Community Service: www.serve.gov/mentor
Harvard School of Public Health: www.hsph.harvard.edu/chc/wmy