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  • One hour. Once a week.

    Meet with a mentor to help with homework, talk about what’s happening in
    your life, or just play games. Your mentor is there to support you at every step.

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  • Impact A Child’s Life

    Mentoring is a mutually beneficial experience that will leave a lasting
    impression as you build a relationship with each other.

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  • Big change starts small.

    Join this comprehensive team of people who are devoted to journeying
    alongside the children in our community.

    BECOME A PARTNER
  • Support youth in our community.

    Your gift will not only help students academically, but it’ll also give them
    the social and emotional support they need to work towards a positive future.

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The Affinity Mentoring Program

Affinity Mentoring was born as a non-profit organization [501c3] in 2016. We are working to improve student’s academic achievement, self-esteem, social skills and avoidance of problematic behavior by providing a positive relationship with a caring adult mentor who works to support youth in achieving their potential.

Locations

  • Burton Elementary

    Grand Rapids, MI

    Located in SE Grand Rapids, Burton Elementary is home to some of the most under-resourced children in Grand Rapids, with…

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  • Burton Middle School

    Grand Rapids, MI

    Burton Middle School is located on the South side of Grand Rapids. The facility houses both Burton Elementary and Burton Middle…

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  • Southwest Community Campus

    Grand Rapids, MI

    Southwest Community Campus [SWCC] is located on the Southwest side of Grand Rapids. SWCC ranks in the 33rd percentile by…

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  • What Our People Say

    “My mentor has helped me see the importance of being a good person.”

    8th Grade Mentee

  • What Our People Say

    “You know why I’m successful in school? It’s because of you. Because you make sure I study my spelling words.”

    3rd Grade Student to Her Mentor

  • What Our People Say

    “My mentor has helped me because when I got in trouble this year, we talked about it together.”

    5th Grade Mentee

Have Questions? Call Us

616-406-3987