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Mentoring USA to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell




Mentoring USA, a leading national provider of site-based mentoring programs that match underserved youth with caring adult mentors and enable these young people to achieve their full potential, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Richard J. Sirota, Marc Altheim, and Arthur Mirante, HELP USA & Mentoring USA Board Members, and Daniel Baker, Mentee, will ring the Closing Bell. 


Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio


Wednesday, January 13, 2016 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET         

Mentoring USA Media Contact:

Alison Dyer

(212) 981-5185

Nasdaq MarketSite:

Emily Pan

(646) 441-5120

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About Mentoring USA

Mentoring USA is a leading national provider of site-based mentoring programs to enable young people to achieve their potential.  Mentoring USA works with children from elementary school to youth aging out of the foster care system to help them make positive life choices, bridge the access gap, and combat school dropout through the support of caring, trained adult mentors. The site-based program design includes a focus on healthy lifestyles/nutrition, BRAVE (which includes anti-violence, diversity appreciation and anti-bullying components), financial education and entrepreneurship initiatives, career development and other programs.

Mentoring USA’s programs have a proven track record of success—99% of the students in Mentoring USA’s school-based and community-based mentoring programs have consistently moved on to the next grade level.  Mentoring USA also provides international mentoring programs through Mentoring Italia and Mentoring Espana.


HELP USA is one of the nation’s largest providers of housing and supportive services for the homeless.  Through comprehensive programs and quality housing construction, HELP USA residents live with dignity in a safe environment.  Since its founding 29 years ago, the non-profit organization serves homeless populations including single adults, families, veterans, and victims of domestic violence.  More than 350,000 people have been served through its residences and programs.

HELP USA has developed $180 million of permanent and supportive housing, providing close to 6,000 units of permanent and transitional housing and invests over $8 million in veteran services across the nation.  Every year, HELP USA serves more than 20,000 people, which includes providing over 1,800 young people with mentoring, sports, and after school activities.

Additional supportive services offered by HELP USA include: employment training; veterans services; medical services; HIV/AIDS services; early childhood education; mental health services, and domestic violence counseling.  

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About Nasdaq:

Nasdaq, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,600 listed companies with a market value of approximately $8.8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: or



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