As a father of 3 boys myself I realize it can be hard sometimes for us to be the best parents we can be for our boys. I can not imagine what it is like for mothers and guardians of boys that have no father, and it is even harder on the boys themselves. I feel better after being with Joe Sigurdson with his infectious enthusiasm and seeing all the people that he helps. Please help me help Joe and the boys he helps everyday with Boys to Men Mentoring. Thanks Dermot
I am taking the 100 Wave Challenge by attempting to catch 100 waves in ONE DAY and raise $1,000 for a remarkable organization called Boys to Men Mentoring.
Boys to Men Mentoring (BTM) is a group mentoring program working to connect hundreds of teenage boys to positive male role models they can depend on. BTM programs include weekly, in-school group mentoring, retreat weekends, beach trips, and other activities all geared to improve each boy's overall self-esteem, critical thinking skills, and self-accountability.
Please consider making a donation to my page and help me support these young men who are working to be the best they can be!
When Boys to Men Mentoring began in 1996, the devastation of fatherlessness on our community fueled their desire to support fatherless teenage boys as they transitioned into adulthood. A boy without a dad in his life is disproportionately more likely to drop out of high school, end up in prison, and commit suicide. Since then, BTM has grown to provide weekly mentorship to teenage boys from all walks of life looking for positive men empower them to be the best they can be.
Today, BTM facilitates weekly group mentoring at over 36 middle and high schools across San Diego County for over 800 teenage boys. To learn more, please visit www.boystomen.org.