Mentors & Meals
Enhancing academic achievement in middle school students through mentoring. Mentors & Meals is an inter-generational, after- school tutoring program utilizing high school mentors, college interns and adult volunteers. The program is available Monday through Thursday from 3:00-6:00 p.m. plus one "Fun Friday" or field trip per month. Snacks and hot meals are provided daily.
160 Lexington St
Versailles, KY 40383
In a recent program evaluation, students who attended the Mentors & Meals program had a statistically significant improvement in Language Arts and Social Studies grades and a trend toward significant improvement in Math grades (at the 90% confidence level) compared to a control group of students who did not attend the program, controlling for factors such as ethnicity, age, years in program, and income level.
Accomplishments since 2011:
* 490 students have participated in the M&Ms program
* 814 volunteers have dedicated 30,517 hours to mentoring or meal preparation for M&Ms students
* High School and College mentors have learned valuable leadership and community outreach skills
* Adults and Senior volunteers continue to provide valuable service to their community
Adult and Senior mentors- must have a background check on file with us
School Supplies- binders, paper, pencils, gift cards to Staples, Office Depot and Walmart
Fresh Fruit and/or individually packaged healthy snacks