2011 Community Giving Fair & Alternative Holiday Market Organization Wish Lists

In an effort to teach young people about the importance and value of local and global community giving, Youth2– Youth Helping Youth will be hosting its third annual Community Giving Fair to be held on Saturday, November 19th, 2011 from 10-3 pm, at the United Methodist Church, 175 Fifth Ave, Saratoga Springs. Walking side by side with your child, the … Read More

Nov 2011-Kagoma Gate School

Deirdre Howard wrote this grant with the help of the Teen Board of the Giving Circle to help youth build a foundation of fundraisers over the year to both send youth to northern Uganda to help build the Kagoma Gate School. The fundraisers assisted in the purchase of swing sets for the school grounds.

Nov 2011-Community Allies

Angela Soucy with the Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Services and the Ballston Area Community Center developed the Community Allies Program. The funds given by YouthSquared will assist the fun and educational outreach program to teach youth how to be an ally and help youth be able to stand up for themselves and others. This program will help lessen bullying, … Read More

Nov 2011-Mr. Uganda Pageant

The Uganda Relief Club under Kelley Florence, composed of more than 60 students helps to raise money to help children in the war-torn area of northern Uganda and the surrounding areas to receive an education. Mr. Uganda Pageant, a comedic beauty and talent show for boys will allow the school community to get involved. The funds raised will go to … Read More

Nov 2011-Aegis Blue Light System

Liam Casey and the Saratoga Springs High School Inventor’s Club- The Aegis system is designed for college use.  The system is set up as an app on a smart phone and a central server run by the college.  When a student is in trouble they can open the app triggering an alert on the central server allowing security to monitor … Read More