Build a Team

Strike a Difference

Team Building. 

Grab up to 4 of your favorite people to bowl with you, join an existing team, sign up as a single bowler or create a “Virtual Team” (for those who cannot attend but would still like to collect donations). No bowling experience is necessary! Get started right away… pick your team, select a team name, and sign up!

We ask that each team collectively raise $250.  You can pay that out right, find a sponsor, or ask each team member to fun(d)raise. Don't stop at $250—we'll give prizes to the top fun(d)raisers!  And we give you the tools to make it easy.


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Show Your Support

Sponsor the Mentor Bowl  & Show Your Support of Rutland County Youth.

The Mentor Bowl is our top fundraising event. Now in it's 12th year, we have set a lofty goal of $30,000. Your sponsorship dollars will help us continue to provide mentoring programs to Rutland County youth.

We have sponsorship levels to meet all budgets. Show your support and have some fun. Mentor Bowl attracts over 300 individuals, families, associations, businesses and schools.

Your support is the vital bedrock to continue to offer programs that change the life of Rutland County youth, EVERYDAY.


Tell Me More

Why Should I Participate?

Did You Know.

The Mentor Connector creates positive change within Rutland County through the power of one-on-one mentoring. Each year, we guide vulnerable youth (age 5-21) through life-changing friendships to build goals, character, and skills to be successful in life.  95% of our youth are living in poverty, 80% suffer from family instability and a many are affected by violence and/or addiction. Without additional resources most of these youth would end up continuing the cycle of addiction and poverty they are living in. However, through referrals from local schools, community organizations, and DCF, we provide a highly trained and supported mentor who helps to change the life narrative.  Throughout the past few years, 100% of our high school seniors graduated from high school, 87% stated that mentoring helped increase their self-esteem, and 85% stated mentoring helped them refrain from drugs or alcohol.



Mentor Bowl—Everything You Need to Know

Join the Mentor Bowl Fun

January 26, 2019
The Rutland Bowlerama
158 Main Street 

Bowlers Enjoy:

  • Free shoe rental
  • 2 Rounds of Bowling
  • T-Shirts for Teams that raise $250
  • Free Food
  • Face Painting
  • Prizes for Top Fun(d)raisers
  • Silent Auction & Raffles
  • Spin at the Prize Wheel
  • Music & Fun
  • The Chance to Make a Difference

Mentoring Works!

Having fun changes lives
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