The following articles describe children for whom we are currently seeking mentors. To protect the children from negative attention, we have changed the photos and names of the children.
Brett is an outgoing Eugene area 15-year-old looking for a mentor who isn’t afraid to be silly! He likes to be active: playing basketball, riding his bike, and hitting up the skate park. Brett is looking for a male mentor who enjoys all sorts of outdoor activities like fishing, kayaking, sledding, tubing and camping. If you think you're a good fit, apply to be Brett's mentor today!
An active 12-year-old, Jackson loves to be outdoors and play sports like football and soccer. As you can see, he LOVES all things dirt biking and would be excited to attend a race. Jackson is a boy who knows what he wants--he requested a male mentor who's exactly 26 years old. (But he's willing to be flexible about age!) He'd love to go see an adventure movie, try the trampoline park, or go for a hike with his mentor. If you think you're a good fit, apply to be Jackson's mentor today!
Meet Granger, a Eugene area 13-year-old. He has a broad range of hobbies, including horseback riding, drawing, playing Minecraft, and drama and culinary arts at school. Granger’s interested in becoming a psychologist and would like to learn more about mental health. (Also to crochet, so a mentor who can teach him would be a nice bonus.) Granger says he’d like a mentor with a dark sense of humor, and someone who is an ally to or member of the LGBTQ+ community would be a good fit for him. If you think you're a good fit, apply to be Granger's mentor today!
Peter is a 11 year old young man living in Veneta. He is an active and inquisitive guy that enjoys playing on playgrounds as well as playing baseball and kickball. He does have mild asthma but it sure doesn't slow him down any. He is fond of animals and has a cat & dog and also likes wolves. He would love to experience some of the wintertime activities like skiing and building an igloo. Peter LOVES the color red, spaghetti and would enjoy going out to eat at Dairy Queen or McDonalds with his Mentor. If you think you're a good fit, apply to be Peter's mentor today!
Emma is a creative 16-year-old girl from the Florence area. A mentor who loves to learn new things would be a great fit for her, as Emma wants to try horseback riding, musical instruments, and improve her Spanish and skateboarding skills. Emma has a strong interest in filmmaking and would like to be a director when she grows up. She’d like her mentor to help out with homework and have long talks while walking, shopping, or stopping by Starbucks! If you think you're a good fit, apply to be Emma's mentor today!
Mia is 12 years old and is currently living in the Springfield area. Some of Mia's favorite things include riding her scooter, art projects, and playing basketball. She would love for a mentor to take her horse back riding and/or go to Alton Baker park to look at the ducks. At school she enjoys math, art, and science. While math is her favorite subject she has a much harder time with reading and would be open to receiving help in this area of school. Mia is looking for a female mentor who can enjoy hanging out, going to the mall, and doing tik tok dances with her. A mentor who has worked with kids with ADHD would be a good fit in supporting Mia in all her areas of need. If you think you're a good fit, apply to be Mia's mentor today!
Riley is a shy, 12-year-old, living in Cottage Grove. She likes to get outdoors to run around or play baseball, and she hopes to learn how to fly a kite soon! She also loves gymnastics and would like to master a backbend. Riley's looking for a patient and caring female mentor who likes to play board games and can help her come out of her shell. If you think you're a good fit, apply to be Riley's mentor today!
Bryan is a 8-year-old in southern Lane County who wants to be a fire chief when he grows up. He loves being outside--walking dogs, biking, hiking, and camping, so a mentor who enjoys the outdoors would be a great fit! For indoor activities, Bryan enjoys reading, cartoons and superheroes - especially Spider-Man! A musically-inclined mentor could also help him fulfill his desire to learn the guitar! If you think you're a good fit, apply to be Bryan's mentor today!
Ethan is a Eugene area, 13-year-old. He’s looking for a mentor to spend quality time with doing some of his favorite things like riding bikes, visiting the mall, and playing video games. He’s quite mechanically inclined and enjoys tinkering on vehicles, so a mentor that shares that interest would be great for Ethan. If you think you're a good fit, apply to be Ethan's mentor today!
Wyatt is a 12-year-old boy living in the Springfield area. Wyatt loves basketball and enjoys hanging out with friends, either outside or playing Fortnite. His favorite video games are Mad Max, Halo, ARK: Survival Evolved, and Sub-Nautica. Wyatt's favorite foods are pizza, pumpkin pie, and watermelon. He dreams of becoming a YouTuber or racecar driver when he grows up. A mentor who likes to play video games and could be a big brother figure would be great for Wyatt. If you think you're a good fit, apply to be Wyatt's mentor today!
Ryan is a 17-year-old living in Eugene. He’s a bright teen who enjoys school, but could use some extra help with his Japanese language homework. Ryan is up for all kinds of activities, he just wants someone to do them with: hiking, art projects, board games, movies, and more! A musically-inclined mentor would be a great fit, as he is interested in learning guitar, drum and piano. Ryan would like a male mentor but he says he’s not too picky! If you think you're a good fit, apply to be Ryan's mentor today!
Bella is a 10 year old girl in the Cottage Grove area. Bella enjoys lots of outdoor activities like climbing trees, building forts, swimming, and horseback riding. She’s also interested in gymnastics and wants to learn how to do flips, so she’ll need a mentor with lots of energy to keep up with her! A good fit for Bella is a woman who shares her family's Christian faith. loves to do makeovers, and enjoys a trip to DQ! If you think you're a good fit, apply to be Bella's mentor today!
Cam is 7 years old and he lives in the Springfield area. Cam loves to run around and get his energy out. Basketball and football are his favorite sports and he would love a mentor who can play these with him. Cam loves to eat pizza and doughnuts. Cam would love for a mentor to take him hiking, to the coast, on fishing trips, and to go see dogs. If you think you're a good fit, apply to be Cam's mentor today!
Callum in an active 14-year-old living in the Springfield area. Callum runs track and loves to be outside, riding his bike with friends. When he heads indoors, you can find him playing video games, watching scary movies, or practicing his cooking skills-he'd like to be a chef when he grows up! He'd love to go swimming, visit the beach or hike some mountains with his mentor. If you think you're a good fit, apply to be Callum's mentor today!
Xander is a Springfield area, 8 year old He is a sports fan when it comes to soccer, track, and football. If you like going to the beach, then take him with you, because that's one place he'd like to visit and he loves eating seafood at Mo's Resturant. Xander would like to be a fire fighter when he grows up. He prefers a male mentor who is mixed race, younger, and is Christian. If you think you'd be a good fit, apply to be Xander's mentor today!
Raylin is a transgender, Junction City-based, 15-year-old. She's looking for a mentor who's accepting of the LGBTQ+ community and is up for all kinds of adventures, both indoor and outdoor! Raylin enjoys video games like Call of Duty, sports, (she plays football, baseball, basketball, and lacrosse) and outdoor adventures like hiking and camping. She'd like to show off her paintballing skills or try ziplining and snowboarding with her mentor. If you think you're a good fit, apply to be Raylin's mentor today!