July 2018 Newsletter

We hope you’re having an amazing summer so far!

We want to share an incredible story with you about Zack who started attending Firewall in 7th grade.

During High School, he began to struggle in his classes and received D’s and F’s. His Firewall mentor, Taylor, was there to tutor him and keep him focused on his work.

At the end of his 10th grade year, he ran into Firewall to show Taylor he had brought up his grades to A’s and B’s!

‘I remember getting tears in my eyes because we genuinely connected and I was so proud of him. We had worked so hard,’ said Taylor.

Zack will be a senior this upcoming school year and we are excited to see him continue to excel!

Firewall students Nathaly, Ishana, Zack, Arnold, Firewall Mentor Taylor, Firewall student Samantha (left to right)

Recruiting Firewall Mentors
We are looking for AmeriCorps Firewall Mentors to continue to make a difference in the lives of our 500+ students!

  • August-June 2019
  • Monday-Thursday, around 3:00-6:00 p.m.
  • Receive a bi-weekly living allowance, education award to help pay for college/stuent loans
  • Apply online at

*Must be a high school graduate and able to commit for the full school year*

 Firewall Centers’ Headquarters Gets a Facelift

In preparation for the school year, volunteers dedicated their time to replace lights, paint walls, build donated desks, and more!

Thank you Greenhouse, Calvary Plantation, and Vertical Church for all your help!

Upcoming Events

Join us for our Student-to-Leader Luncheon and learn how you can help support at-risk youth in our community! This event will take place on
October 9th, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

To register, visit

We hope to see you there!