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January 3, 2017

Mentor Month Challenge

Throughout January, Reading Partners is celebrating National Mentoring Month with a #MentorMonthChallenge to engage 9,800 volunteers by January 31.

During National Mentoring Month, volunteers, AmeriCorps members, staff, and supporters can compete in the online #MentorMonthChallenge to win fun Reading Partners prizes. Check out the challenge calendar to get your entry ready. 

Challenge calendar

Rules: (1) All social media posts must include the hashtag #MentorMonthChallenge to be eligible to win. (2) Challenges must be posted between 12 am – 11:59 pm on the date listed. (3) Photos taken in a reading center must be taken by a site coordinator.

Date/Theme Challenges Rules
January 1-31, 2017
Month-long challenges and prizes
1. Complete your first tutoring session

2. Sign up to volunteer

3. Tag your friends on Facebook to become a reading partner using #MentorMonthChallenge

Prize winners will be randomly selected.
January 4, 2017
National Mentoring Month Kick-off
No challenge  Tell your friends and start planning.
January 12, 2017
I Am A Mentor Day
Fill in the blank: I mentor because _____________. #MentorMonthChallenge Post to Twitter or Facebook for a chance to win this random pick.
January 16, 2017
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
No challenge   Get out and serve in honor of MLK.
January 17, 2017 International Mentoring Day Switcheroo! Funniest photo/video of a student mentoring a tutor Post to Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. Prize goes to the individual with the funniest photo or video.
January 19, 2017 #ThankYourMentor Day 1. Creative photo or video showing a group of mentors in action

2. Creative photo or video giving thanks to your mentor(s)

Post to Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. This prize goes to the center or individual with the most creative photo.


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