The MENTOR Network

Stories of our Mentors

An Unintended Blessing

When Darcie and Jenna decided to become foster parents, they knew they could change the lives of children in need. What they didn’t expect was how deeply the experience would impact their own lives.

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Providing a Foundation of Love

Bill and Dianne Granade have lived in Aiken, South Carolina, nearly all their lives – and have been foster parents for more than two decades. To date, they have provided a home to more than 30 children during their time as foster parents.

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Mentors with the Host Home program
A Perfect Match

Like many parents adjusting to an empty nest, Suzanne and Brian began to consider what the next stage of their lives would look like. They never imagined the difference they could make as Mentors.

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Ripple of Hope Winners
Billy and John Wanted to Help

It was evident from the beginning that Billy and John would be ideal Mentors. They wanted to “help someone help themselves” and that is just what they did as Mentors in the Host Home program.

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Host Home Provider
Louise and David Became Family

David's life changed forever when he was matched with Louise in one of The Network's Therapeutic Foster Care programs. The two became more than care provider and foster child to each other—they became family—and today Louise continues to help David thrive through The Network's Host Home program.

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