Armando’s Story

Armando’s Story

“They care for me, but not about me” Armando share this thought with Zach his mentor as they were talking about Arman- do’s home life. Armando is in High School and has been a Club member for many years. He is learning how to play the guitar and enjoys playing sports....
Sofia and Alicia’s Story

Sofia and Alicia’s Story

Shoes to keep their feet warm, books to read with their little sister and crafts to spend time together. These were the material things that Sofia and Alicia wanted for Christmas. But in their hearts, all they really want is to be with their mom. Sofia and Alicia...
Eric’s Story

Eric’s Story

How many times did you hear your parents say “You have to go to school!” in the mornings? And no matter what, there was no way you were missing school. Eric has not heard that in a while. He lives with his mom and older brothers but none in his home noticed he wasn’t...
Rubi’s Story

Rubi’s Story

I had the opportunity of mentoring Rubi in October of 2017, Rubi had become a club member in summer 2017 with her two younger brothers, Issac and Noe. From the beginning of when Rubi had become a club member, she had established herself as a kind and helpful person....
Katie’s Story

Katie’s Story

Katie has been caught in between and fallen through the cracks all at the same time. As a long time club member Katie’s world started to fall apart as her parents got a divorce and began their new lives with new partners. Katie’s dad had custody of her brother,...
Aden’s Story

Aden’s Story

“He called me mom” This is how Diana one of our amazing staff began to tell me about Aden. Aden came in every day from summer school during his first year. He was greatly influenced by two other club members that not always made the right choices, so he was a handful....