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PNG helps students get a leg up

Original post made on Dec 20, 2009

Partners for New Generations is among this year's [Web Link ==I Voice== Holiday Fund] recipients, and will use the money to train its many mentors, who dedicate their time to making sure local youth have the support they need to succeed.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, December 10, 2009, 4:28 PM


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Posted by Lyle Bickley
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Dec 20, 2009 at 9:52 am

Having successfully raised two boys, I decided it would be a fun experience to help other kids by becoming a mentor. I've now been a mentor with PNG for several years and it has been - and still is - a incredibly valuable and worthwhile experience. Mentoring is a two way street. Those of us who are older (and hopefully wiser) can be a sounding board for a kid who is wrestling with growing up. On the other hand, we often gain new perspectives and insights from the same kid we are "helping".

If you think you may be interested in mentoring (or tutoring) a student, you can contact PNG via Linda Waud at 650-691-2434 or via email: