June 2017- Hands and Paws- “Comfort Bags”–
Hands and Paws, a not for profit agency to help children and animals coming into Foster Care in Saratoga, Albany, Schenectady and Rensselaer counties. The children will receive a comfort bag upon removal from their home. Hands and Paws realizes that kids need something of their own to hold onto and the $500 award from Youth2 will go to help buy items that are needed and that have not been donated- toiletries, hygiene products, blankets, craft items, books, stuffed animals.
June 2017- Faces Uganda- Water, Pigs, School Supplies and Soccer Balls.
The $500 grant given to Faces Uganda went to help “Drilling for Hope” dig the well for clean water in southern Uganda, bring clean water cans to the people, distribute pigs to families for food and for business assistance and to bring school supplies and soccer balls to youth. The grant recipient went on this humanitarian trip to complete the above work.
Featured Grant Recipient: Voices For Unity presented by Amnesty International
Join Amnesty International in advocating for a more inclusive community at the Saratoga Springs High School auditorium on Thursday February 16, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. The panel will feature speakers on LGBTQ rights, Refugee rights and Immigrant rights.