The proof's in the pudding

A match made in Avondale

News | April 29th, 2021

Upside is stoked to announce a new partnership with I Love Avondale and the 5 local schools!

 

The partnership will see 25 young people from across the five schools in the Avondale area be matched in mentoring relationships.

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From salad dressing to Upside blessing

From salad dressing to Upside blessing

News | March 30th, 2021

We’re sure you’ve tried one of his salad dressings at some point but did you know that 100% of the profits from the Paul Newman's Own range goes to charity?

Generosity reaching new heights

Generosity reaching new heights

Evidence | March 28th, 2021

One of our fantastic matches, Summa and Jayde, will jump out of a plane at 13000 ft next month, in the name of charity.

Creating real dollar value of social good in the community

Creating real dollar value of social good in the community

Evidence | March 4th, 2021

Did you know that for every dollar invested in Upside, there is a $4.70 Social Return on Investment?

Want to live a long and happy life? Volunteer!

Want to live a long and happy life? Volunteer!

Evidence | March 2nd, 2021

There’s a wealth of research that tells us that volunteering is good for us.

A chance to reflect

A chance to reflect

Stories | January 28th, 2021

One of our mentors recently told us about how he was seizing the teachable moments with his young person.

Camp 2020: Covid-19 Edition

Camp 2020: Covid-19 Edition

News | November 9th, 2020

“It was my favourite day of the year”!

A letter from a mother

A letter from a mother

Evidence | September 30th, 2020

Hi, my name is Jenna and my daughter is currently engaged with a mentor from Upside.

New Partnership  Whangaparoa :)

New Partnership Whangaparoa :)

News | September 29th, 2020

Upside is proud to be partnering with Coast Mentoring to deliver mentoring to young people on the Whangaparoa Peninsula.

The 'third relational space'

The 'third relational space'

Evidence | September 28th, 2020

Mentors negotiate a ‘third relational space’ In the recent thematic analysis of 48 Upside interviews and 297 pages of transcriptions, AUT researchers found that Upside mentors have a unique relationship with the young person.

News Alert ! 'The Spinoff' Article

News Alert ! 'The Spinoff' Article

News | September 1st, 2020

Click here to read an inspiring write up by Leonie Hayden from The Spinoff news agency.