MentorPrize Holds “BANDING” TOGETHER Inaugural Fundraiser




On October 26, 2017, MentorPrize hosted its inaugural fundraiser in support of its efforts to recruit mentors for at-risk youth in the Washington, D.C. region.  The event, “Banding Together,” underscored the need for more quality mentoring relationships as a means of improving the lives of mentees and bridging the growing gap between the privileged and disadvantaged.

More than 200 guests gathered for the event at the Woman’s Club of Chevy Chase, where they enjoyed live music by Kentucky Avenue and Mercury's Velvet.  In keeping with the Kentucky Derby theme, guests sipped on mint juleps and dined on local barbecue and derby pie.  The club was transformed by Vintage Affairs and SparkleMonkey to resemble an old farmhouse with wine barrel cocktail tables and vintage bars. A silent auction attracted heavy bidding for luxury getaways, sporting events and dining opportunities.

MentorPrize, which was founded more than two years ago, has recruited more than 400 potential mentors for nearly two dozen mentoring programs serving a broad range of constituents - from foster kids to teen parents.  

Edit Module Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags

More »

Stunning River Views

Potomac, $2,995,000

Custom Manor Home

Potomac, $1,325,000

Spectacular Layout

Chevy Chase, $1,125,000

Casa de Amor

Potomac, $6,995,000

Build Your Dream Home

Kensington, $1,895,000
Edit Module

Profiles

Your Guides to Leading
Local Professionals

Edit Module

Talk With Us

On Social Media

     

Edit Module
Edit ModuleEdit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags