The PITCHES program is a planned program of activities for our program year which begins in July and ends the following June.
PITCHES means Proteges Interacting Through Culture, History and Employment Success.
Here is a list of just some of the activities we have provided for our proteges in recent years.
July - Family Picnic for Board Members, Mentors and Proteges and their families.
August - Wyomissing Family Restaurant dinner with speaker and door prizes.
September - Mentor Training 101 at Alvernia's Upland Center. Mentor Training for OnTrack college preparedness.
October - M4BY Dinner & Auction celebrating our proteges and honoring our Champion For Youth
November - Legends of Zelda concert by the Reading Pops orchestra.
December - T.B.D.
January - This is National Mentoring Month. Become a Mentor; make a difference in the life of a Berks County Youth. Training session T.B.D.; Bowling event
February - Enjoy a time of indoor recreaction and fun at a Reading Royals Game!
March - Attend an Etiquette Dinner to learn from a professional Business Etiquette instructor the ins and outs of hand shakes, introductions, name tags and, of course, fine dining.
April - Reading Phillies Game
May - Attend our annual Recognition Dinner where we will celebrate the year we've spent together and acknowledge graduating seniors.
June - Annual regional bus trip to Philadelphia, Baltimore to see Fort McGenry and the National Aquarium. Perhaps Washington D.C. or Gettysburg this year.
Our board meets the fourth Tuesday of each month in the Upland Center, 540 Upland Ave, Alvernia University. We meet at 5:45 in Room 103 just to the right of the lobby. Visitors are always welcome.
Please call our Executive
Director, Chris Sinclair
or fill out our contact form.
Mentors For Berks Youth
P.O. Box 791
Shillington, PA 19607
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