After months of planning event details, organizing diaper donations, and sorting generous contributions of children’s clothing; MMP’s Baby Store was a huge success! Baby Store is an event that Missouri Mentoring Partnership holds twice a year that allows our young parents to shop in our office to spend the Baby Bucks they have earned. From spending time with their mentors, to … [Read more...] about Baby Store!
MMP is proud to announce that the Match of the Month for October is a pair from our Young Parent program! Within MMP’s Young Parent program, young parents are given the opportunity to begin a mentored relationship with someone in the community to help provide them guidance, encouragement, support, and friendship. Our program asks that the mentor and mentee meet at … [Read more...] about October Match of the Month!
MMP is proud to announce that our Match of the Month for September is a Worksite Match located at Mr. Hot Shine’s Car Wash! Within our Worksite program, our youth is given the opportunity to apply for positions with our business partners. Once at these worksites, our MMP participants are provided an onsite mentor to help them navigate their position in order to succeed. Mr. Hot … [Read more...] about September Match of the Month!
Free Mini Concert Wednesdays Founders Park Wednesday September 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th 12:15-12:45 Enjoy FREE concerts in downtown Springfield’s Founders Park every Wednesday from 12:15-12:45. First Friday Art Walk Downtown Springfield Friday September 7th 6:00pm-10:00pm Join First Friday Art Walk to marvel at beautiful paintings, handmade pottery, glass, … [Read more...] about September Activities
Last week, our program welcomed two new Youth Specialists to the MMP team. Robyn Fondren is a graduate student within the counseling program here at Missouri State University. As an undergraduate of the university, she considers Springfield to be her second home. She is eager to begin working with our program and is excited to learn more about the services and resources that … [Read more...] about MMP Welcomes New Staff