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The Mentor Network

The MENTOR Network Honors People Making a Difference at Home

Dwight Robson | Posted 11.12.2012 | Impact
Dwight Robson

Some of the most memorable and inspirational Mentors from across The Network have been awarded Ripple of Hope honors in the past. Here are just a few of their stories.

Change a Life Forever With That Spare Bedroom

Dwight Robson | Posted 07.09.2012 | Impact
Dwight Robson

With a spare bedroom and a desire to make a difference, Nancy, a retired nurse, realized that she had the resources and skills to help one of the thousands of other people like her sister.

Belonging to a Community: How Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Are Finding Joy

Dwight Robson | Posted 06.09.2012 | Impact
Dwight Robson

Institutionalized for most of his life, Edwin longed for the opportunity to live in the community -- and 15 years ago he got that chance when he was matched with his Mentor, Dawna, through The MENTOR Network's Host Home program in New Jersey.

How to Make a Difference at Home

Dwight Robson | Posted 05.22.2012 | Impact
Dwight Robson

Everyday heroes like the thousands of individuals who have decided to open their hearts and their homes to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and at-risk children are making are making a difference at home by becoming Mentors with the MENTOR Network.