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Michael Jordan Helps Get a Big Win for Mentoring Program that Works with At-Risk Youth

Friends of the Children, a Portland-based nonprofit that provides paid, intensively trained mentors to at-risk youth for more than 12 years, just got a boost to its national expansion campaign from basketball legend Michael Jordan. […]

Child Welfare

Paid Mentors, Big Plans: Terri Sorensen on Friends of the Children’s Growth Strategy

The Portland-based mentoring nonprofit Friends of the Children (FOTC) is embarking on an ambitious expansion this year, adding five new locations to its current roster of 11 cities. FOTC pairs vulnerable children — such as […]