Our mission is to promote awareness and prevention of substance use/abuse and other destructive behaviors damaging to our youth.
Alliance for Safe KidsInc.
Our goal is to work with all sectors in our community to educate and empower our children. By working together, we provide the safety net that protects our youth.
To help HIV+/AIDS children and their guardians in Sub-Saharan Africa who have no other access to aid.
American Foundation for Children with AIDS
AFCA partners with local hospitalshealth care providersand other support organizations to provide anti-retroviral therapy (ARTs) and other needed medicines and supplies.
Allow me to introduce you to Building One Community. We are a non-profit organization that is on a mission. I am the mother of a beautiful 10-year-old son with Cerebral Palsy, his name is Johnathan, and I know first-hand how challenging it can be to raise a child with special needs. I am grateful to have an outstanding support group that many families do not have. I’ve been fortunate enough to work for a great company for many years. The owner of my company was my greatest support, he has a very big heart and is an overall great human being. We decided to start a support group to help families in our community with disabilities, members with any physical, cognitive or hidden disability. Life is hard enough and we want to do our part to make it easier by creating a barrier free space within the comfort of their own homes. The modifications of the homes is to suit all types of needs, creating a more “normal” and at ease lifestyle. These modifications can vary anywhere from having wider door openings, ramps, and door push bars, bathtubs with doors that benefit the caregiver with lifting, straining and assisting the person with disabilities. Please join us on this mission at Building One Community. Together, we can give families with disabled children the support they need. Thank you, Building one Community President Marie Molina Director of Marketing and Networking Julieta Arguello
Building One Community
Give families with disabled children the support they need.
The Brooks family lost their husband and father in December 2018. Ryan Brooks left behind a wife and three children 10, 8 and 4 years old. Money raised will go toward saving for future expenses.
Caring for the Brooks Family
Funds raised for the Brooks family will go toward future expenses including saving for a home and college for the children.
Casa Youth Shelter's mission is to provide a safe place to call home for runaway, throwaway, and abandoned youth in crisis, enabling them to come through the crisis with increased personal strength and a sense of renewal while in a supportive environment, with family reunification as a primary goal.
Casa Youth Shelter
Casa Youth Shelter provides the following programs and services: shelter – a short term program and an extended placement program, counseling, outreach to schools, a youth leadership program, and parenting classes.
The Children’s Aid Society helps children in poverty to succeed and thrive. We do this by providing comprehensive supports to children and their families in targeted high-needs New York City neighborhoods.
Children's Aid Society
Our caring begins even before birth, through prenatal counseling and assistance, and continues through the high school years with college and job preparatory training programs. All aspects of a child’s development are addressed as he or she grows, from health care to academics to sports and the arts. And because stable children live in stable families, a host of services are available to parents including housing assistance, domestic violence counseling, and health care access.
The Children's Defense Fund Leave No Child Behind® mission is to ensure every child a Healthy Start, a Head Start, a Fair Start, a Safe Start, and a Moral Start in life and successful passage to adulthood with the help of caring families and communities.
Children's Defense Fund
CDF is a non-profit child advocacy organization that has worked relentlessly for more than 40 years to ensure a level playing field for all children. We champion policies and programs that lift children out of poverty; protect them from abuse and neglect; and ensure their access to health care, quality education, and a moral and spiritual foundation. Supported by foundation and corporate grants and individual donations, CDF advocates nationwide on behalf of children to ensure children are always a priority.
We believe overcoming childhood trauma should not be a life sentence. At CBC of Central Florida, we want to give youth thrust into the foster care system what they need most: a hope-filled future and a path to success. Help us continue to safely care for our community’s most vulnerable youth and let them know they are not fighting this war alone.
Community Based Care of Central Florida Foundation
Changing lives is a big job, which is why we need your help. We know that not everyone is able to donate a car, but did you know your spare change can go a long way towards supporting a child in foster care? For just pennies, you can help our teens and youth transitioning out of foster care with securing transitional housing, achieving higher education, and learning life skills (like doing laundry or cooking!) that that so many of us take granted. For just pennies, you can help youth in foster care imagine the possibilities of a brighter tomorrow.
In response to the Great Commission, Compassion International exists as an advocate for children, to release them from their spiritual, economic, social, and physical poverty and enable them to become responsible and fulfilled Christian adults.
All of our child development programs provide opportunities that encourage healthy development in four areas — spiritual, physical, social, and economic.
Crosswinds Youth Services creates opportunities for young people to succeed, embodies our organization’s primary goal of helping young people strengthen skills, develop leadership abilities, and reach their full potential.
Crosswinds Youth Services
CYS provides short term crisis shelter to 10 - 17 year olds, and counseling to families and youth in crisis. Over the years, Crosswinds has grown to include a wide range of programs and services for young people and their families.
To prevent pediatric HIV infections and to eradicate pediatric AIDS through research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs.
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is the global leader in the fight to end AIDS in children. Since our inception 27 years ago, there has been a 95 percent decline in new pediatric HIV infections in the U.S., and a 58 percent decline in the number of new infections in children worldwide. We have the science and medicine to get that number almost to zero. EGPAF is focused on ending AIDS in children and families with a three-pronged focus on research, advocacy, and HIV service delivery in the countries with the greatest HIV burden.
(FBVA) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization providing year-round recreational and competitive basketball and volleyball for boys and girls ages 5 to 18.
FBVA Youth Basketball Leagiue
Help raise money to offset gym costs & help kids that cannot afford to play.
Founders: Tim and Joyce Fake Exe. Dir./Chaplin: Johnnie R. Neal This is an exciting time @ Fort Barachel Foundation! We desire to impact our student/athletes & young adults. while serving our community. Seeking different ways to encourage each of them! Leading them to believing in God and the helping them discover their place in God's story! Offering weekly equipping and training sessions to those who desire to know and experience God (on a daily bases). Going: UP, IN, and OUT UP: with God- to strengthen their faith and relationship, while receiving daily direction. IN: with our weekly small groups and activities. OUT: to make impact our community by offering a safe place to ride and teaching them to place others above ourselves. ? Why Barachel? Barachel means “ one whom God has blessed”. In the early 60’s, Tim's father started a camp in Eastern Pennsylvania for inner city youth called Camp Barachel. His father would take local youth and group of counselors to camp in the mountains. They would experience God's creation in nature, while receiving a chance to respond to God's personal invitation: to experience God's forgiveness and have a life changing relationship through Jesus Christ. Our Desire: What better way to continue and honor what Tim's father started than reach into a culture, whose reputation sometimes keeps them from hearing the gospel and having a real life change. Fort Barachel Foundation wants to open a door and build a bridge, to break into the stereo typical reputation of action sports athletes. Our passion and desire is to show them God's love and compassion. While sharing that God will take them as they are BUT He wants to give them a new life in Christ! To experience life to the fullest (John 10:10) here on earth and with Him for all eternity (John 3:16). Fort Barachel is a light in the midst of darkness. Creating a safe place FOR ALL to belong and be accepted. Each month we offer Serve Opportunities @ Fort B.: Operation Serve (we call- Serve Opps.) Engaging our community for impact while serving those in need here and around the world. We would love to build an Action Sports Complex! To offer after school programing and mentorship for those who need help in school and safe place to ride. To host action sports events. A place for each individual to be a part of something bigger than themselves. Together your small amount of change (#changegivingapp), in addition to God's unlimited resources, allows us to CHANGE lives forever.
Fort Barachel Foundation
THE FORT B. CHALLENGE: To live in the daily harmony, following Jesus' example: Up, In and Out. Growing deeper together on Wed. nights @ Bible Boot Camp Offering weekly open ride and Bible studies @ Fort B. Attend DNow weekend and Summer Camp! Serving our community: Operation Serve (Serve Opps.) with Local Partnerships include: Lift Disability Network, Local Homeless Ministries, Hope Now, East Winter Garden Outreach and BCM: Burundi,Africa Christian Ministries Partnering with families to raise their student/athletes! Road trips to other Bike/Skate Parks, in Central Florida and around the world! Engaging Mission Partnerships Around the World by: Praying, Giving or Going! Our Greatest Desire: is to help each student/athlete find their place in God's Story! Our Future: Having a safe place for student/athletes and their families to go ride bikes, skateboard, or have a blast hanging with others! Fort Barachel Foundation wants to continue to help support the community and eventually grow into a full size Action Sports Complex with... *Rock Walls *Training rooms *Family Arcade/ Family Fun Extreme Activity Center * Paintball (indoor/outdoor) *Retail shop and much more... This is just the tip of the iceberg on what God has planned. Your Partnership allows our student/athletes to be a part of weekly gatherings, monthly Serve Opps and Student Events held in the fall/spring and summer. We don't give a hand out, but if the students will engage in the monthly "Serve Opp.", -they can attend these events, because of your financial support. Help Change Lives by donating your change.
Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.
Girl Scouts of Citrus
Help us ensure that every girl in central Florida develops the confidence that Girl Scouts nurtures. An investment in Girl Scouting is broader than a cause or a cure. It is a commitment to the next generation of self-sufficient and capable women.
As a non-denominational, not-for-profit, Christ-centered residential program, House of Hope offers hurting teens, ages 13-17, a place to find hope and healing in a loving, supportive environment and be reconciled to their families.
House of Hope
House of Hope offers its youth: A non-denominational Christian 5-phase program; Residential care for boys and girls; Christian coaching and discipleship; Weekly parenting skills and workshops; Family and group therapy; On-campus, accredited school, Hope Academy; Loving, family environment; Living skills and activities for residents; And a loving, dedicated staff.
The mission of Larkin Street Youth Services is to create a continuum of services that inspires youth to move beyond the street. We will nurture potential, promote dignity, and support bold steps by all.
Larkin Street Youth Services
Over the past 30 years, Larkin Street has grown to become a critical safety net for homeless youth in San Francisco. Our agency has developed a nationally recognized model for treating youth homelessness, encompassing 25 programs scattered across 15 different sites, that is achieving exceptional results and influencing the policy and practices that impact youth homelessness on a scale that extends well beyond San Francisco.
TheTimeTravlrs are a team of DJs from around the world that have decided to make a difference in the lives of Zambian children. How? By raising $5,000 to build a new school so that 25 children get an education and are finally able to break free from the poverty gap. Why Zambia Africa? Mark, a team member of the DJ group, lives in Zambia and has family there now that are doing missionary work in a very big way. They are working through a nonprofit company called Enright Flight Ministries which was started in 1992 by some of the very first missionaries in southern central Africa, who happen to have been Mark's grandparents!
The new school will provide a one-on-one education for the students as well as a meal everyday. Take note that this is often times the only meal that these children get during a day. The school also provides teachers that work alongside the children that make sure that they succeed because we realize how important it is that they learn rather than 'pass a test'. Luckily, all of these kids want to learn and grow in their faith, but they don't have the money to pay the local school fees which include new uniforms as well as supplies. Most of these children also lack a role model in their life that they can lean on for encouragement in their faith as well as their education. The crazy part… building this school is 100% possible through this change giving app that has given every person with a debit card and a caring heart the chance to make a real difference in the world. This is absolutely life changing for the kids that will be going to this school. It will give them a leg up in life as these students are equipped with the skills to get a good paying job so they can provide for their families. Without education, the average Zambian worker will make five dollars/day working sunrise to sunset. This is due to the large amount of uneducated people desperate for work. Knowledge is power and allows for a better job that pays more money. A lot of the students will be the first person in their family to get a real education. I don't know about you, but I think that is pretty incredible!! If you are inspired to get on board with us as we build these kids a school, download the app and tell all of your friends about it! Get them excited to help make the future brighter for these children too! If they use the excuse that they don't have enough money, realize that it's possible to donate as little as ten dollars a month from spare change! That amount times 500 people for one month will change lives in a very real way for a child that survives on less than one dollar a day. Thank you in advance for joining our movement as we show these Zambia children what truly selfless love looks like!
The mission of Marine Toys for Tots Foundation is to assist the U. S. Marine Corps in providing a tangible sign of hope to economically disadvantaged children at Christmas.
Marine Toys for Tots Foundation
The primary goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver, through a new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters that will assist them in becoming responsible, productive, patriotic citizens. The objectives of Toys for Tots are to help less fortunate children throughout the United States experience the joy of Christmas; to play an active role in the development of one of our nation’s most valuable resources – our children; to unite all members of local communities in a common cause for three months each year during the annual toy collection and distribution campaign; and to contribute to better communities in the future.
The National Center for Equality and Innovation (NCEI) is a not-for-profit charitable organization that offers unique crisis prevention and intervention to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirit, queer, and questioning youth (LGBT+).
National Center for Equality and Innovation
We help those who may become or are currently homeless, as well as those experiencing life-threatening issues. We are committed to positive development through action, education, intervention, and creating safer and healthier living environments.
Founded in 2009, the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (“NICA”) develops interscholastic mountain biking programs for student-athletes across the United States. NICA provides leadership, services and governance for regional leagues to produce quality mountain bike events, and supports every student-athlete in the development of strong body, strong mind and strong character through interscholastic cycling.
National Interscholastic Cycling Association
NICA sees a future where every American youth has the opportunity to build strong body, mind and character through interscholastic cycling. To this end, NICA will continue to work diligently to: Promote athletic skills development, excellence, teamwork, professionalism, and respect for the community and the environment; Promote the sport of mountain biking and the benefits of mountain biking as a healthy, low impact, outdoor recreational lifestyle; Provide national leadership and governance through comprehensive policies, rules, and guidelines to establish fair rules of play and codes of conduct; Provide comprehensive Coaches Training and Licensing program to establish and maintain national standards and best practices; Provide comprehensive risk management guidelines for mountain bike programming to establish and maintain national standards and best practices; Provide technical assistance and support for League formation, team formation, races, camps, and special events; Provide successful models of League development, sustainable fiscal growth, and corporate and individual donor development; and advocate for the environmental conservation of natural areas and parklands, mountain bike trail access, and the development of sustainable trail systems.
We are a national network of youth workers, youth pastors, and other caring adults who serve teenagers. Reaching youth... together!
National Network of Youth Ministries
The National Network of Youth Ministries links youth workers for encouragement, spiritual growth, and sharing resources, in order to expose every teenager to the gospel of Jesus Christ, establish those who respond in a local church, and disciple them to help reach the world.
The mission of the National Youth Science Foundation is to inspire lifelong engagement and ethical leadership in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and related professions through its proven educational model for mentoring, challenging, and motivating students.
National Youth Science FoundationInc.
By building communities among students, teachers, and professionals, NYSF programs complement, broaden, and enhance the traditional school curriculum leading to careers in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and related professions.
We offer assistance to Orphans and Vulnerable Children (abandoned, abused and homeless) in Central Florida and Africa, through Child sponsorship in Education, Hygiene and Health.
ORPHANS & VULNERABLE CHILDREN
Our goal is to raise charitable donations and invest in initiatives and ideas, which goals are aimed to better the lives of orphans and vulnerable children.
Pacific Coast Youth Foundation inspires at-risk youth to live, learn, and create by ensuring students have the educational and creative resources needed to succeed academically, and cultivate a sense of passion and self esteem.
Pacific Coast Youth Foundation (DBA of Cooper 9 Forever Foundation Inc.)
Pacific Coast Youth Foundation seeks to encourange young people to suceed by partnering with private and public organizations to create and support innovative youth programs that are both fun and empowering.
The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) is an intermediary organization dedicated to connecting systems and leveraging resources. PYN works to equip young people for academic achievement, economic opportunity, and personal success. To achieve this mission, we coordinate and support large-scale, cross-sector initiatives while developing targeted programs to expand access to services for underserved youth.
Philadelphia Youth Network, Inc.
Our collective work as a city isn’t complete until we build a system that enable every young person in Philadelphia to access meaningful, career-readiness programming, achieve a secondary credential, and succeed in their post-secondary choice.
P.U.R.E. stands for Progressing Under Restraints and Extremes. PURE Youth is dedicated to empowering and developing moral character for unprivileged youth in the Memphis area through the use of education, community service, personal development, mentoring, and athletics.
PURE Youth Athletics Alliance
The vision of P.U.R.E. is to facilitate our youths’ transition throughout each level of education from elementary to college and to the professional level. Our objective is to help, mentor, teach, reshape, and rebuild the minds and bodies of disadvantage youth of Memphis. To also make sure that every youth reaches their full potential.
What happens to orphans in Ukraine when they age out of the orphanage? Every year an estimated 15,000 children will age out of the system and be evicted from orphanages all over Ukraine. 106,000 children currently live in more than 750 state institutions. 60% of the girls will enter into prostitution. 70% of the boys will turn to crime to survive. 10% of these children will commit suicide. Another 800,000+ children are refugees from the war zone. All of these children are at high-risk and with limited opportunities, they become targets of human trafficking.
Rescue Orphans In Ukraine With Mission 823
At Risk Kids In Eastern Europe/Ukraine: $20/month x 500 partners meets our goal! ???????Children that fall into multiple life and situational categories are vulnerable to illness, trauma, hopelessness and exploitation that will permanently damage or hinder them from reaching their full potential. These kids are "AT-RISK" of being lost forever if people like you and organizations like ours don't partner together to rescue them before it's too late. Our goal is to Support 12 new youth camps annually, Provide monthly operational support for 2 new family homes and reduce the travel costs for our volunteer teams significantly.
To inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.
Save the Children
Save the Children invests in childhood — every day, in times of crisis and for our future. In the United States and around the worldwe give children a healthy startthe opportunity to learn and protection from harm.
Techie Youth is a non-profit charity that utilizes technology-education to save the lives of at-risk youth who are in foster-care and statistically likely to become homeless or incarcerated within 18-24 months. Techie Youth is the ONE-AND-ONLY organization providing career-opportunities to severely-at-risk foster-youth in New York.
Techie Youth provides free computer-technology and then helps youth begin a career in the IT-sector.
Threads For Teens’ goal is to help young, less-fortunate girls build their self-esteem, confidence and give them hope. We will accomplish this through the gifts of clothing, support, and education.
Threads for Teens
Threads For Teens’ goal is to brighten the lives of young, under-privileged girls with clothes. We work with many different different local and national companies to make this possible. At our temporary storefront location girls can come in and get the ultimate VIP experience. What this entails is being able to choose two head-to-toe outfits, along with many extra goodies. Thus far, Threads for Teens has raised over $40,000 in monetary contributions and over $100,000 in product donations. The ultimate goal is to expand Threads for Teens into all fifty states.
Trans Student Educational Resources is a youth-led organization dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender nonconforming students through advocacy and empowerment.
Trans Student Educational Resources
In addition to our focus on creating a more trans-friendly education system, our mission is to educate the public and teach trans activists how to be effective organizers. We believe that justice for trans and gender nonconforming youth is contingent on an intersectional framework of activism. Ending oppression is a long-term process that can only be achieved through collaborative action.
During his rookie year in 1996, New York Yankees All-Star shortstop Derek Jeter established the Turn 2 Foundation to promote healthy lifestyles among youth. The name "Turn 2" is symbolic of the dramatic double play made by infielders during a game. It also represents Derek's wish to promote healthy lifestyles among young people and enable them to "Turn 2" his Foundation for guidance and the much needed help to avoid drugs and alcohol.
Turn 2 Foundation
Turn 2's mission is to create and support signature programs and activities that motivate young people to turn away from drugs and alcohol and "Turn 2" healthy lifestyles. Through these ventures, the Foundation strives to create outlets that promote and reward academic excellence, leadership development, and positive behavior. Turn 2's goal is to see the children of these programs grow safely and successfully into adulthood and become the leaders of tomorrow.
We are a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice.
We pursue this mission through integrated, holistic commitment to: Transformational development that is community-based and sustainable, focused especially on the needs of children; Emergency relief that assists people afflicted by conflict or disaster; Promotion of justice that seeks to change unjust structures affecting the poor among whom we work; Partnerships with churches to contribute to spiritual and social transformation; Public awareness that leads to informed understanding, giving, involvement, and prayer; Witness to Jesus Christ by life, deed, word, and sign that encourages people to respond to the Gospel.
Youth Outdoors Unlimited, Y.O.U., is a Central Washington based, non-profit corporation organized to take youth who have been diagnosed with a life threatening illness and/or physical disability and who have a DREAM to hunt or fish on their own outdoor adventure.
Y.O.U. Youth Outdoors Unlimited
Youth Outdoors Unlimited is committed to providing those with a passion for hunting, fishing, and the outdoors an opportunity to share the common joy and experience of the outdoors with these special children and their families. Y.O.U. was created to foster faith, fun, and fellowship among present and future hunters and anglers. Youth Outdoors Unlimited is committed to using this opportunity to build interest and awareness about hunting, fishing, and experiencing the outdoors in the great state of Washington and the rest of our nation.
Our mission is to empower young leaders in developing nations to achieve sustainable change in their communities by showing them God's love in action and spirit. Simultaneously our hope is to challenge those with resources to fulfill their responsibility to those without.
Young Vision Africa
Over the past six years, Young Vision Africa has been providing homes, employment, healthcare, and education for children and their families in Sierra Leone. We have the ambitious goal of educating and empowering the people so that they can excel in the fields they are passionate about. We hope that you will join us in funding the much-needed developments in this nation and beyond.
Youth Overcoming was built on the belief that every woman, man, and child are equal and should have the same chances in life. We aim to make that a reality. Y.O.U.R offers many programs to help jump start and encourage growth.
YOUR- Youth Overcoming Underprivileged Realities
Youth Overcoming Underprivileged Realities focuses on creating lasting solutions to the issues families in poverty face every day including but not limited to access to health insurance, career training, food, school supplies and educational advancement opportunities. Our organization offer a hand up and not handouts by helping families with more permanent solutions, even employment.
Our mission is providing youth and families with the hope that tomorrow can be better than today, by empowering youth and families for life long success, inspiring hope in individuals, and fostering strong community connections.
Youth and Families First
We provide high quality practice based evidence programs, founded on unconditional positive regard, and utilizing a strengths based skills teaching model. Our programs include LGBTQ counseling services, direct support services where we provide behavior coaching to youth and families who are at risk and may have multi-systemic involvement, and mentoring “at- risk” youthages 7 – 22.
Our mission is to advance opportunities for youth to be seen, heard, and valued as the next generation of leaders in our community.
Youth at the Center
Youth @ The Center (Y@TC) connects children, youth, and young adults to leadership development opportunities and experiences that advance their personal and professional growth. Y@TC works with existing youth serving organizations to create an intentional continuum of learning and leadership communities that support and equip young people with the knowledgeskills and awareness they need to safely and successfully navigate their respective paths to adulthood.
Youth Eastside Services is a lifeline for kids and families coping with challenges such as emotional distress, substance abuse, and violence.
Youth Eastside Services
YES provides mental health counseling, substance abuse treatment, and psychiatric services to help children, teens, and families struggling with depression, grief, trauma, substance abuse, cultural- and gender-identity issues, bullying, dating violence, anxiety, behavior issues like ADHD and autism, low self-esteem and much more. We also provide school-based counseling, mentoring, and leadership programs for at-risk youth to empower young people and families and prevent issues before they start.
Youth Focus Inc. provides meaningful youth programs for California youth to educate and motivate them to greater heights of accomplishment in the areas of performing arts, community service, and leadership development.
Youth Focus Inc.
The mission of Youth Focus, Inc. is to provide opportunities for youth to participate in educational, cultural, and community enrichment programs; to build confidence and self esteem; to encourage youth to seek a positive direction that will assist them in acquiring knowledge, developing skills, and forming attitudes which will enable them to become self directing, productive, and contributing members of society; to encourage youth to say “no” to negative pursuits and “yes” to those endeavors that enrich and enhance the quality of life for themselves as well as others.
Founded in 1974, YouthCare was the first shelter for homeless youth in the Western United States and continues to be a leader in providing services to this vulnerable population. Beginning as a three-bed shelter for runaways, YouthCare has grown and expanded to become a community-based agency with six sites serving the greater Seattle area.
YouthCare builds confidence and self-sufficiency for homeless youth by providing a continuum of care that includes outreach, basic services, emergency shelter, housing, counseling, education, and employment training.
At YouthRoots, it’s about helping our communities. It’s about making sweeping local change. But behind the scenes, it’s about teaching a group of teenagers to "fish". See, we remember being teenagers. We remember having lofty goals, faith in humanity, and little fear of failure… And we also remember people who told us why our big ideas couldn’t work. Frankly, though, it’s up to the next generation to determine how to make their big ideas work. It’s up to today’s teenagers to solve tomorrow’s problems. And instead of tossing up limitations or naysaying their dreams, we want to give them the tools and mindset to do it.
Using philanthropy as our classroom, YouthRoots engages high school students in personal development, community partnerships, and innovative ventures to foster leadership, integrity and social action, therefore cultivating a network of thriving adults who envision a better future and realize their full human potential.