Lima Catholic Community Mentors

I am reaching out to you because, we, the Lima Catholic Community, believe that every child deserves a chance to succeed and thrive. We are calling on men and women of all ethnicities to join us in becoming mentors for elementary students in need. Your unique perspective and life experiences can make an incredible difference in these young lives.

Imagine the impact you can have on a child's life. As a mentor, you have the power to inspire, encourage, and guide young minds towards a brighter future. By sharing your knowledge, skills, and personal experiences, you can help shape their character, boost their self-esteem, and provide them with the tools they need to overcome obstacles.

The need for mentors grows every day. Many students come from disadvantaged backgrounds, are classified Title 1, or face challenges that go beyond the classroom. They may lack positive role models or face social and economic barriers which hinder their educational progress. By volunteering just a few hours a week, you can become a beacon of hope for these children. Sometimes all it takes is an adult showing them there is someone who believes in them and is invested in their success.

Equally important, mentoring is a two-way street. By getting involved, you will discover new perspectives, gain a sense of fulfillment, and develop lasting relationships with the young minds you guide. YOU have the opportunity not only to make a difference in their lives, but also to grow as an individual. We encourage individuals, of all ethnicities, to join us in this endeavor because diversity brings strength and richness to mentorship. Our students come from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds and having mentors who are from different races and ethnicities, offers a chance for them to learn about different cultures and ideas. Simply put, we need mentors who reflect our children in need.

No matter your background or profession, you have skills and knowledge that can positively impact a child's life. Whether you are an engineer, artist, accountant, teacher, writer, or any other profession, your experiences are valuable and can ignite a passion for learning and personal growth in a child. Together, we have the ability to bridge the gap and give every child in our community the opportunity to thrive. Join us as a mentor and be the change you wish to see in the Lima. Your time and dedication will make a lifelong impact on a child.

Contact Tony Wilkerson today to find out how you can get involved: [email protected] or 419-303-5934