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Max Polaner's Fundraiser:

Team NYC iMentor Challenge 2018

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BENEFITING: NYC

ORGANIZER: NYC

EVENT: iMentor Challenge NYC 2018

Max Polaner

THE STORY:

I'm obviously biased about iMentor, but I can tell you that both as a mentor and a staff member, I have seen the remarkable impact that the relationships our pairs can have.  There is nothing more inspiring than seeing two people with no previous connection, and often coming from very different places, form a bond that changes them both.  


The iMentor Challenge is a crucial way that for us to fund our program and bring it to more students and mentors.  Please consider supporting us -- at any level -- to make more relationships, like the one I have with my own mentee, possible.


Ryan has become so important to me over the last year and a half since we were matched, and it has been roller coaster ride during his senior year watching him navigate the college process.  Here is what is has been like from Ryan's perspective:


"Max and I met around a year and a half ago. I remember the first day I saw Max walk into my very first iMentor event and said to myself 'THAT'S my mentor?'  Now, I'm a senior, and when the year started I felt little to no hope about getting into any colleges (wanting to study criminal law). But Max never gave up on me. i remember messaging him certain days with such negativity because I wasn't very 'smart' and that bummed me, seeing all my friends getting into colleges they wanted to go to and me not hearing anything. What do you know tho? Max always tried to reassure me and a few months later I got into my top CUNY school, John Jay College for Criminal Justice, and then the poly-sci program at Buffalo State. I don't know if I would have ever made it without my friend/mentor Max in this college process."


Thanks so much for any help you can give, and if you want to become a mentor, please let me know!

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Linda Dienst Donation

Linda Dienst Donation

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Andy Schmeltz & Dayna Bandman

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Jon Schwartz

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Nancy Q. Schon Trust

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Debbi and Steve Bernstein

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