S.O.A.R. (Skills, Opportunities, Academics, Relationships) matches volunteer mentors to children in need of a positive role model. Matches build relationships on-site in a supervised setting and beyond. Mentors will provide positive influence to help youth stay engaged with school while strengthening friendships with peers and mentors. Each match is professionally supported by a program team member throughout the duration of the match and is no cost to the child and their family. Matches meet twice a month at the child’s campus, as well as meeting off-site on their own time. We are currently piloting this program at Timber Ridge Middle School, Grand Prairie Elementary School, and Crystal Lawn Elementary School.