Support us

By supporting Mentor's work, you can help us support more children and young people and provide valuable education and resources to families, schools and communities.

A contribution to Mentor is an investment in the future, helping to build a generation of resilient young people who will thrive in the modern world.

See below for more information on the many ways you can support Mentor as an individual or organisation.

Corporate Support

Whether it's developing a programme for your employees, participating in a challenge event or making us your charity of the year, there are many ways your company can get involved with Mentor.

We have a team of friendly and professional staff who can work with individual companies to achieve a productive and mutually beneficial partnership.

If your company or office might like to make a donation, run a new initiative or sponsor some aspect of our work, we can work with you to develop your ideas


Employee Engagement Programmes

Mentor has extensive experience in developing tailored programmes that can provide your employees with a unique experience. From working with young people helping them achieve their full potential to supporting one of our family days and getting to know the community better; our goal is to create awareness and partnerships with those who share our passion for helping young people thrive.

view our corporate programmes


Challenge Events

Challenge events are a fantastic way for a company to support a charity. We participate in a number of running events throughout the year and we are always keen to see a corporate team getting involved. These events are a great way of creating a team spirit and getting people active and inspired.

We are happy to arrange charity places for your company if you want to take on a challenge on our behalf.

In previous years our supporters have taken part in the British 10k London Run and the Royal Parks foundation Half Marathon on behalf of Mentor - click the button below to read more about our challenge events.

take part in a challenge event


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Charity of the Year

We believe that the best form of sponsorship is through long-term partnerships. Our dedicated fundraising and communications teams will work closely with you to develop a unique programme for your Charity of the Year partnership with us.

We can support you in getting your staff motivated to get involved, to work with people from other departments, to develop personal goals, to make a difference to society - and, of course, to have a blast!

Benefits of being charity of the year:

  • You will have your own dedicated contact to co-ordinate all staff fundraising activities
  • We will help you to produce your own programme of activities and events for your staff to take part in
  • Public relations support
  • Our CEO can speak in some of your key CSR events
  • We can provide specific workshops for your employees around dealing with boundaries at home with teenagers and effective mechanism to protect their children from drugs and alcohol


Payroll giving

Did you know there’s a way to save money and donate more to charity at the same time?

Donate directly through your salary. The donation is taken from your pay before tax is deducted, so it costs you less and the Inland Revenue gives us the tax it would otherwise have kept. We both win! 

For more information, please contact


By choosing to leave a legacy gift to Mentor you will play a vital role in supporting children and young people at risk by strengthening Mentor’s long-term future. A legacy gift to Mentor is a wonderful way of securing more children and young people with the opportunities that they deserve. 

If you want to leave a legacy gift to us, or if you would simply like to discuss your options, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Who you choose to include in your Will is a very personal and private matter, which is why we understand if you want to reach out and speak to our dedicated staff who you can speak to in confidence about your future plans. By notifying us of your intentions we are able to thank you personally, as well as guide you through the process and explain the legacy options available.

All the information you provide to us will be strictly confidential, and does not put you in any binding commitment with us.

Please send an email to to find out more or call 020 7553 9920.


Do you want to do something fun that can help make a change? We always welcome new ideas for organising fundraising events or activities! If you have a fundraising idea for us, or want to plan an event, please get in touch with

You can register to fundraise for us through Virgin Money Giving.

To make a text donation to Mentor, text MENT14 to 70070 with the donation amount. For example, to give £10, text MENT14 £10 to 70070.