The proof's in the pudding

Z Good in the Hood

September 27th, 2022

Little token = Big impact
Z is for New Zealand, so it just makes sense they support the things that matter in our local communities. That's why Good in the Hood was created.

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12 Traits of an awesome volunteer youth mentor

12 Traits of an awesome volunteer youth mentor

Evidence | September 21st, 2022

What does it take to be an awesome volunteer youth mentor?

Upside Cultural Day 2022

Upside Cultural Day 2022

News | September 2nd, 2022

Why do we have Upside Cultural Training Day?Upside Cultural Training Day 2022 was held on Saturday, 27th August and our Tangata Whenua (hosts) were Awataha Marae in Auckland.

Craccum Article

Craccum Article

News | August 16th, 2022

Craccum - The University of Auckland Student Magazine featured Upside in a recent article with interviews with some of our past and current student mentors.

The Mentoring Effect

The Mentoring Effect

Stories | June 28th, 2022

What happens in one year of mentoring?See for yourself as 3 mentoring relationships go from complete strangers to confidantes and close friends.

With like-minded charities, we’re better together

With like-minded charities, we’re better together

News | May 23rd, 2022

We’re pleased to begin closer collaboration with some like-minded charities that are also on a mission to change young lives with Mentoring.

You're Simplicity The Best

You're Simplicity The Best

News | May 4th, 2022

A massive thank you to Simplicity and their members, who are making bringing Upside Mentoring to a town near you a possibility!

Tax credits for your donations

Tax credits for your donations

March 28th, 2022

For every dollar that you donate to registered charities, you are able to claim back 33.3 cents (per dollar) as a tax credit.

Be our new CEO!

Be our new CEO!

News | March 28th, 2022

After six years at the helm, our wonderful CEO Dave Robertson has made the tough decision to leave Upside.

Upside Adventures: Stories Untold Winners!

Upside Adventures: Stories Untold Winners!

Stories | February 1st, 2022

In an attempt to help mentors connect with their young people during lockdown late last year, we tasked our Upside matches to tell us a story.