Our Mission

Create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.

Our Vision

All youth achieve their full potential.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) are integral parts of our values and mission. We recognize, affirm, and celebrate the diverse backgrounds, lives, and experiences of all our stakeholders, including youth, families, donors, volunteers, and staff. In the workplace, we foster an environment where all people can be their best selves. We affirm that every person [regardless of ability, age, cultural background, ethnicity, faith, gender, gender identity, gender expression, ideology, income, national origin, race or sexual orientation, marital or veteran status] has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We strive to realize the full potential that is within all of us by ensuring that all voices and perspectives are heard and honored.

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15th–October 15th every year. During this month we celebrate the history and contributions of Hispanic and Latin American communities, including thousands of Bigs who volunteer.

El mes de la herencia hispana se celebra del 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre cada año. Durante este mes celebramos la historia y las contribuciones de las comunidades hispanas y latinoamericanas, incluyendo miles de Bigs que se ofrecen como voluntarios.

Events

Bigger Together Celebration
Sip. Savor. Support.
Thursday, September 30, 2021
Cross & Orange
508 Cookman Ave, Asbury Park, NJ

Join us for a celebration of togetherness to sustain and expand our one-to-one mentoring programs for local youth. Enjoy delicious hors d'oeuvres, fine wine and cocktails, live entertainment, and exciting auctions.

For more information, please contact 732.544.2224 or email info@mentornj.org.
Asbury Park Tutu 2.2
Run or walk in a tutu to support Big Brothers Big Sisters!
October 23, 2021

Run, walk, or twirl 2.2 miles in a tutu for a great cause in Asbury Park. Set up a fundraising page to win fun prizes and defend the potential of children in our community.

For more information, please contact 732.544.2224 or email info@mentornj.org.

Recent News

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August 2021

Letter from Big Brother Michael Standley, Proud Police Officer celebrates his Little’s High School Graduation, Program to Empower Young Women Launches Successfully, Little Graduates High School with Associate Degree, and more…

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July 2021

A Message From Executive Director William Salcedo, Congrats Graduates, Big Couple Make Big Impact on Little, Little Brother Heads to Montclair, Mid-Year Match-a-Thon, and more…

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