25 million youth are growing up fatherless.  

The effects can be devastating.  

We can do something about it.  

Get involved at Center for Champions today.

Our Mission

The mission of Center for Champions is 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 lifelong difference. Join the life on life mentoring movement today!

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Theology Matters

Loving others is important. Reading books is important. Going to church and listening to sermons is important. But if we don’t have or know the standards then we put our belief system at risk. Theology matters!

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Back to School Backpacks Needed

Center for Champions is in need of back packs and school supplies for students. Help out by donating a back pack of school supplies for a student. Back packs will be given out during the week of August 13th.

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Showing Up

Times are changing and it’s a more difficult world for young people today. The family is being dismantled. 42% of youth are growing up fatherless. We can do something about it. Consider becoming a Life on Life mentor today.

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Summer Volunteers

Help us help kids have an awesome summer break!

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Are you an EITC approved business or do you know someone who is?  Center for Champions Rooted Site Mentoring program is on the Innovative Educational Program list through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit.  Your business can receive up to a 90% tax credit on...
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Open Spots at Rooted

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...

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Life on Life Mentor Matches

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...

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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...

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Rooted Site Mentoring Program

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...

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Overview of Center for Champions

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...

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Parent/Teen Outreach

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...

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