100 Mentors in 50 Days

Posted by Eric Bleier on March 08, 2013

Mentor Rashana Lincoln (left) with Jenny Koltnow, Grizzlies Foundation, Rashana's mentee Asia and Chad Spencer, Ashley Furniture

Mentor Rashana Lincoln (left) with Jenny Koltnow, Grizzlies Foundation, Rashana's mentee Asia and Chad Spencer, Ashley Furniture

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The Memphis Grizzlies Charitable Foundation found over 150 new adults interested in becoming mentors during our campaign stretching from January 23rd to March 14th. These new mentors will share their advice, encouragement and most importantly, time with young persons across Memphis.

While the official campaign has concluded, Grizzlies Foundation partners always need more mentors. The Grizzlies Foundation strives to enlist Grizzlies fans giving them the opportunity to be a mentor and work alongside the Grizzlies to help the community’s youth. To become a mentor, simply fill out the interest form and we will contact you.

About the Memphis Grizzlies Charitable Foundation:
Founded in 2004, the Grizzlies Foundation is committed to placing volunteer mentors in the lives of at-risk kids in Memphis. The Foundation recruits and refers mentors, provides training and technical assistance to mentoring programs and actively raises awareness and builds partnerships throughout the community. Winner of the 2012 “Sports Team of the Year” Award by London-based Beyond Sport and winner of the 2007 Steve Patterson Sports Philanthropy Award Winner for Excellence in Sports Philanthropy, the Grizzlies Foundation have donated $30 million to Memphis-area nonprofit organizations since its inception. To learn more about the Memphis Grizzlies Charitable Foundation and how to become part of the Grizzlies TEAM UP youth mentoring initiative, e-mail mentor@grizzlies.com, call (901) 205-TEAM or visit grizzliesteamup.org.

About Duncan-Williams, Inc.
Duncan-Williams, Inc., is a Top 100 Brokerage Firm headquartered in Memphis, Tenn. Founded in 1969, the firm is a full-service brokerage and investment banking firm providing financial solutions to individuals and institutional organizations in 50 states and 11 foreign countries. Duncan-Williams, Inc., is a member of FINRA and SIPC. Duncan-Williams, Inc., has offices in Akron, OH, Atlanta, GA, Birmingham, AL, Charlotte, NC, Chicago, IL, Cleveland, OH, Gainesville, FL, Houston, TX, Jackson, MS, New York, NY, Philadelphia, PA and Tampa, FL. The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council certifies Duncan-Williams, Inc., as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE). The firm was named to the 2010 and 2011 Inc. 5000, Inc. magazine’s annual ranking of the fastest-growing companies in America.

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The Memphis Grizzlies Charitable Foundation is committed to serving Memphis youth through education and mentoring.