The Positive Ripple Effect of Volunteering

“Mentoring creates a ‘ripple effect’, improving relationships and well-being for both the mentor and mentee, bringing a renewed sense of purpose, perspective and positivity.” Laura Ellis, MCR Pathways Mentor Services Team Over recent years, there has been a notable decline in volunteering in the third sector. The Scottish Household Survey (Dec 2023) reported that from […]

Iain MacRitchie on Cuts in a Crisis

Impact Report

First published in The Times Scotland on Sunday March 03 2024, 6.00pm The hopes and confidence of young people are being devastated amid an escalating teenage mental health crisis and unprecedented school absence rates. MCR Pathways is a national, award-winning mentoring programme aimed at helping those who have been in care to achieve their potential. […]