Now Playing: “The Value of A Mentor”

Kids Now is a national group mentoring charity that offers youth leadership and life-success skills programs.  We asked well-known business people, community leaders, Olympians and celebrities to share stories about their mentors, what mentoring means to them, and why it’s important to mentor the next generation of leaders.

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Carey's Story
I grew up in Toronto's Jane-Finch corridor, arguably one of the toughest neighbourhoods in the city, where negative influences abound and threaten the successful development of youth. Read My Story

Shanika's Story
As a former participant of the kids.now program, I experienced firsthand the advantage of having a mentor who was a positive role model and helped me develop the skills I needed to succeed. Read My Story

Gajan's Story
Coaching, leadership, setting goals, conflict resolution, establishing healthy relationships, and motivation. These are just a few of the many things I learned from kids.now, a life-changing... Read My Story