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The Friends Program

Mission: to promote personal development of youth through positive one-on-one role modeling.

Contact: Friends Program, 4009 6th Ave Ste. 9, Kearney, NE 68845

  • Phone: (308) 236-2036


Social Media: Facebook

The Friends Program serves elementary students from Kearney, Ravenna, Pleasanton, Elm Creek, and Sumner-Eddyville-Miller who are in need of friendship/mentorship. The child "Little Friend" is paired with an adult volunteer "Big Friend". The two engage in weekly educational or recreational activities in the community, while the Big Friend encourages building positive relationships, reading skills, violence prevention, and drug and alcohol prevention.