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Champion Academy

1 Pleasant St., Suite 406
Rochester, NY 14604
Phone: 585-571-7087x1002
Contact: Veronica Wilson, Partnership Manager

The Champion Academy Extreme Mentoring & Empowerment Initiative (Champion Academy) is an innovative mentoring program in Rochester, NY providing hundreds of teens in poverty the much-needed support necessary to maximize their potential in school, at home and in the community.

Founded in 2015 by NFL Super Bowl Champion and former teen in poverty, Roland Williams, the Champion Academy combines firsthand knowledge of the cultural nuances of urban teen culture along with proven mentoring fundamentals to produce unprecedented academic and social emotional outcomes.

Volunteers Needed:

Our Power of One Volunteer Campaign is a quick and simple way for anyone to get involved with making a difference in the Rochester, NY community a better place – in one hour or less!

Join us for our Student Networking activity by listening to students introduce themselves, share their goals and play interactive games. 

Takes place one week every month from 5:00 to 6:00 pm.

 Upcoming dates:

  • November 11th-15th
  • December 9th-13th
  • January 6th-10th
  • February 3rd-7th
  • March 2nd-6th
  • April 13th-17th
  • May 11th-15th

Reviewed by Agency 10/27/2019 (Volunteers Needed updated.)

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