News | September 3rd, 2021
Upside saw an area of need for young people, as Aotearoa quickly found ourselves back in Level 4 Lockdown. As all children, and parents/caregivers, need to find ways to school from home and entertain themselves, the concept of ‘Chur Packs’ came about.
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.
Evidence | March 4th, 2021
Did you know that for every dollar invested in Upside, there is a $4.70 Social Return on Investment?
Evidence | March 2nd, 2021
There’s a wealth of research that tells us that volunteering is good for us.
Evidence | September 30th, 2020
Hi, my name is Jenna and my daughter is currently engaged with a mentor from Upside.
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.
Evidence | March 13th, 2020
"We don't know where these young people might have been today had it not been for their relationships with their mentors who have been advocates, supporters, trustworthy confidants, listening ears, voices of wisdom and of immense care."
Evidence | February 27th, 2020
What are Adverse Childhood Experiences?Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are major contributing factors for poor youth development that can lead to negative health and social outcomes in adulthood.
Evidence | February 26th, 2020
We often get letters from our referrers which remind us why we do what we do.