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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We have big goals for 2018. Will you help us achieve them? We need you!

CFC Wishlist

As the end of the year approaches and some are looking at their end of the year giving, we found that we've been getting requests for needs and a "wish list".  If you'd like to help Center for Champions with any of our tangibles, here are our greatest needs and "big...

Rooted Steelton

Center for Champions is seeking mentors for the launch of our new Rooted-Steelton site. Contact us today to learn more.


Center for Champions Rooted Site Mentoring is an approved Innovative Educational Program and we are able to receive EITC donations.

Life on Life Mentor Training

Center for Champions Life on Life Mentor Training.

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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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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Life on Life Mentor Training – April 29th

Our next Life on Life mentor training will be held on Saturday, April 29th 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 with...

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What is Rooted?

Have you heard of CFC's Rooted Site Mentoring program?  Rooted is our version of after school program.  Youth come and are matched, on-site, one on one with a mentor.  They hang out together, play games together, talk about God together, read together and work on math...

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Rooted Mentoring: Mentors Needed

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...

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Christmas Giving

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...

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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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