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Our mission is to equip Trenton’s children and young adults with the skills necessary for Academic Achievement Life Management Spiritual Growth Christian Leadership We believe this is possible with the help of a caring and supportive community. Become Our AfterSchool Programs and Summer Camps are developed around our mission and our passion for helping children.... Read more

Meet The Team

Melissa Mantz – Executive Director Melissa Mantz, a non-profit professional with over 20 years of experience in non-profit leadership and fundraising management, joined UrbanPromise Trenton as Interim Executive Director in the fall of 2016. Melissa will work closely with our staff and Board of Directors to ensure the continued success of UrbanPromise Trenton.  In February 2017, the... Read more


Volunteers are an integral part of the success of the UrbanPromise Trenton program. There are many opportunities to work directly with the youth activities as well as the teams that support our programs.  Whether you have a few hours or can volunteer each week, your help is invaluable to our success! Some of the options... Read more

Promise Partners

UPTrenton’s strength comes from the families we serve and the wonderful community of support that has grown around us in the Trenton area, as local youth have been brought together in caring relationships with college students, volunteers, and donors. UPTrenton receives significant funding through committed partnerships with local churches. As we grow, we look forward... Read more


UrbanPromise Trenton partners with area universities to offer internships to qualified college students in their field of study. Both in the UPTrenton classroom and behind the scenes, these volunteers bring another level of care to our children, become role models for our StreetLeaders, and provide valuable assistance with communications, computers, and social media. We offer... Read more