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March 08, 2024

WXYZ highlights Friends of the Children - Detroit

We are thrilled to share this heartwarming feature highlighting the impactful work we do here at Friends of the Children - Detroit!

Check out the recent news segment from WXYZ-TV Detroit, where they shine a spotlight on our unique mentorship program that pairs young kids with dedicated mentors for an incredible 12-year journey of support, guidance, and empowerment.

📺 Watch the segment here: WXYZ covers Friends Detroit

At Friends Detroit, we believe in the power of long-term relationships to transform lives. Through our innovative approach, we provide vulnerable youth with consistent, caring adult mentors who serve as positive role models, advocates, and friends.

This feature captures the essence of our mission and showcases the profound impact our mentors have on the lives of young people in our community. From academic support to emotional encouragement, our mentors are there every step of the way, helping children unlock their full potential and thrive despite challenges they may face.

We are grateful to WXYZ Detroit for sharing our story and helping us raise awareness about the critical need for mentorship in our community!