In honor of National Mentoring Month, Son of a Saint is hosting a recruitment mixer on Thursday, January 23 in an effort to expand their mentor and volunteer pool.

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With 100 boys currently in the program and plans to grow to 200 by January 2021, the nonprofit is dependent on mentors, volunteers, and funding. In a press release, founder and CEO Bivian "Sonny" Lee III said: "Through this mentor and volunteer recruitment event, we hope to spur a groundswell of diverse, enthusiastic, and interested individuals from all walks of life, urging them to get involved and contribute their talents and resources to our cause. Our mission is based on people coming together to make impact and change."


A scene from a Son of a Saint event in December 2019.

The informational meeting will take place at CellarDoor from 6 to 8 p.m. and feature drinks and light bites. Both men and women are encouraged to attend the event. Attendees can RSVP here.