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Spotlight School: Montgomery Middle School

Each month, Boys to Men is now holding 130 groups in San Diego. This month's Spotlight School is Montgomery Middle School in the Cajon Valley School District. We are currently holding two BTM groups weekly at Montgomery Middle, divided by age and grade (serving 7th and 8th grade boys) with 7 mentors -- 3 staff [...]

By | February 29th, 2016|School Staff|0 Comments

Sponsor Shout-Out: Thank You, Dr. Bronner’s!

In addition to private donations and grants, Boys to Men Mentoring is incredibly grateful for the support of corporate sponsors, and one of the companies that has given generously year after year to BTM is Dr. Bronner's All-One. An international company based in Vista, California (north of San Diego), Dr. B's believes in ethical sourcing [...]

By | February 29th, 2016|School Staff|0 Comments

Surfers Attempted to Ride a Wave Into History: The ONE Wave Challenge

Sometimes, we at Boys to Men Mentoring get a wild hair and decide to take on challenges that seem impossible. Our only annual fundraiser, for example, The 100 Wave Challenge, is basically a surfing marathon. On Saturday, January 23rd, 2016, about 150 San Diego surfers rode 18 waves in unison for nearly two hours in [...]

By | February 29th, 2016|School Staff|0 Comments

Journeyman Spotlight: Ryan

Often, a teenage boy finds Boys to Men Mentoring when he needs us most. This was the case in the life of Journeyman Ryan, who came to his first BTM group at the age of 13 and is almost 17-years old now. Ryan's father passed away when he was just three-years old and, despite having a [...]

By | February 29th, 2016|School Staff|1 Comment

Dr. Bronner’s Supports 100 Wave Challenge on Sept. 19

VISTA, Calif., Sept. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Bronner's, family-owned maker of the top-selling natural brand of soap in North America, is proud to support the 100 Wave Challenge on Sept. 19 to raise funds and awareness for the important work of the Boys to Men Mentoring Network, a San Diego-based nonprofit that engages men [...]

By | September 15th, 2015|School Staff|1 Comment

Small Token of Thanks

January was Mentor Appreciation Month and at Boys to Men Mentoring we took this opportunity to thank the backbone of our organization for their work. Between volunteer group mentors and staff facilitators, we have more than sixty men who give their time, offer their wisdom and provide stability and accountability in the lives of boys [...]

By | April 30th, 2015|School Staff|0 Comments

I Am Now Able to Speak My Truth

“I am now able to speak my truth.” Each month, Boys to Men is now holding 116 groups in San Diego. This month's Spotlight School is Harriet Tubman Village Charter School in La Mesa, which is a part of the San Diego Charter School Consortium. Boys to Men is now in partnership with 6 schools [...]

By | April 30th, 2015|School Staff|0 Comments

Boys to Men is My Family

With so many young men going through our program each year, Boys to Men has an abundance of success stories to share. One teenage boy we are especially proud of is 17-year old Louis Castrejon, who has been involved in Boys to Men Mentoring for more than three years now. Louis was introduced to Boys [...]

By | April 20th, 2015|School Staff|1 Comment

On TV

Boys to Men: mentor program for San Diego youth Posted: Aug 19, 2014 7:57 PM PDTUpdated: Aug 19, 2014 7:58 PM PDTWatch Cyberbully (2015) Full Movie Online Streaming Online and Download By Kristen Cusato – email In his comments about the shooting in Ferguson this week, President Obama said “too many young men of color are left behind [...]

By | August 20th, 2014|Success Stories|1 Comment

Press Release

LOCAL NON PROFIT ORGANIZATION ALREADY FULFILLING OBAMA’S NEW INITIATIVE ‘MY BROTHER’S KEEPER’                              Legendary Surfer Shaun Tomson Joins 100 Wave Challenge to Raise Awareness and Funds for Fatherless Teenage Boys     San Diego, Calif. – In the midst of President Obama’s [...]

By | July 14th, 2014|Mentor, Mothers, School Staff, Success Stories|0 Comments