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Building Dreams logo“Building Dreams is about building relationships. My mentee and I have enjoyed a wide range of activities. .. This has given us many opportunities …to laugh and have fun together.”

          Elinor Mobley

Associated Press - Reaching out to prisoners’ children.

Clemson World - Building Dreams (Fall 2005).

CONNECTIONS- Mentoring Children of Prisoners Technical Assistance.

Daily Journal - Program aimed at helping children of prisoners (Nov. 23, 2006).

Easley Progress - Building Dreams: Clemson grant helps children (Mar. 1, 2006).

The Greenville News Editorials - Giving kids a second chance (Aug. 20, 2005).

The Greenville News Upstate- Children of jailed parents get mentor help (Aug. 19, 2005). - Incarceration impacts families left behind (Mar. 26, 2008). - Remember fathers in prison, their children (Jun. 14, 2008).

Hands on Greenville - Everyone makes a difference. Volunteer.

In Touch United Way of Pickens County: United Way helps turn dreams into reality (Spring 2005). - Programs help Anderson-area children whose parents are behind bars (Feb. 9, 2008). - Citizens’ group looks for mentors (Aug. 10, 2005). - Mentors work to break the cycle (Dec. 31, 2007). - Panel gives league tools to help at-risk children (Mar. 14, 2006).

The Item - Young Eagles Program.

The Messenger - Building Dreams Mentoring Program (Aug. 19, 2005).

The Progressive Farmer - Over the Fence (March 2006). - Mentors help guide children (Jun. 17, 2008).

Solid Ground - Mentors provide stability to children of prisoners.