80% of youth at CFC are growing up fatherless.
70% do not see their father on a regular basis.
The need for mentors is great.
Help CFC share the love of Jesus through life on life mentoring relationships.
Center for Champions Youth and Family Mentoring exists to share the love of Jesus through Life on Life mentoring relationships where youth and families find hope, values and skills in order to discover God’s plan for their lives and be a positive influence in their communities.
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Nearly 25 million children in the U.S. are growing up fatherless. They are more likely to use drugs and alcohol, drop out of school and be incarcerated. You can make a life long difference. Join the life on life mentoring movement today!
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Rooted Mentoring is Center for Champions' site based mentoring program. Students come for games, a discussion based on the Bible and one on one math and reading enrichment. What makes Rooted unique is each student is matched one on one with a mentor while they are...read more
It is CFC's hope and vision to provide a caring, Christian mentor for any youth that wants one. Though our focus is the fatherless, we believe any young person can benefit from a mentoring relationship. Would you consider being a partner with us? Give a gift today...read more
It has been an exciting year for Center for Champions. This fall we had two new staff join us. It's great having multiple staff members now but with the additions we have some needs. Center for Champions is looking for 2-4 Macbook laptop computers. I'm afraid we...read more
Our next Life on Life mentor training will be held on Saturday, November 5th from 9:00am until 1:00pm. This training is for mentors who would like to invest life on life with students in community based mentoring. Once matched, mentors make arrangements directly...read more
Center for Champions has a limited number of spots available for 5th-7th grade students at Rooted Middle School on Thursdays from 5:00-6:30. Students should be in the mid-town to uptown area of Harrisburg or in the Steelton area. Enrollment forms are available on the...read more
Life on life mentoring is the most effective long-term strategy for reaching children and youth and changing lives. CFC provides each adult mentor with training and best practices, and then matches them with a student. Each mentors pray for their match on a regular...read more
Volunteer Opportunities Our current volunteer needs: Rooted Program van driver. Once per week for the academic year. Groups for Family Dinner prep. Volunteers for annual golf tournament and annual dinner. Gift baskets for annual dinner silent auction. To learn more...read more
Rooted is Center for Champions after school program. At Rooted, site based mentors are matched with program participants for weekly games, snacks, youth ministry plus reading and math enrichment. Students are matched one on one with a caring, adult mentor. The...read more
Throughout the week, Center for Champions offers a site based mentoring program called Rooted at various sites during after-school hours. Our mentoring programs are for students in 2nd grade through 12th grade. Elementary and Middle Schools students are part of our...read more
Parent/Teen Outreach Center for Champions started in 1998 in the Allison Hill section of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. From it's start, Center for Champions has ministered to youth and their families. In 2014, Center for Champions started to make a shift toward...read more
Life on Life Mentoring
At the core of our ministry is life on life mentoring. Research has shown that life on life mentoring has the potential to have a life long impact on a student in many ways. Studies show that youth with mentors often have better grades, better behavior and are less likely to be faced with depression. Become a Life on Life mentor and change a life for life!
Rooted Mentoring Program
Center for Champions after school program is called Rooted Mentoring. At Rooted, students play games with their mentor, enjoy a healthy snack, participate in youth ministry, and have math and reading enrichment using the latest school based technology.
Volunteers are needed for monthly family meals, assisting with trips and events, helping with Rooted Mentoring transportation, assisting with our annual dinner or golf tournament and help with our teen ministry. Contact Center for Champions today to find out how you can get involved.