YouthSquared – Youth Helping Youth hostied the second annual Youth for Change: Community Giving Fair. This exciting event was held on Saturday, November 21st, 2009 from 10am to 3pm at the United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 175 Fifth Avenue, Saratoga Springs. For our second annual event we are going to be having a “Youth Community Giving Challenge” where we will … Read More
The Saratoga Partnership for Prevention is a coalition of community leaders, organizations, and citizens interested in decreasing youthful substance use, supporting families through the teen years, developing better relationships between youth and adults, and building family and community norms against drug use in the upstate New York community of Saratoga Springs. Community members are welcomed and encouraged to join.
On March 10th 2009, Beverly Lazar Davis, founder of Youth Squared, and two members of the Youth Squared Advisory Council appeared on Round Table on WAMC, a Public Radio Station serving northeastern states, and were interviewed by Joe Donahue. An archive of the segment is available online at http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wamc/news.newsmain?action=article&ARTICLE_ID=1479101§ionID=231.
Awarded to Rebecca E. This grant will help to raise funds and awareness to help an orphanage in Tanzania, Africa. “Being able to truly make a difference in people’s lives excites me the most. These children don’t have adequate food, water, clothes or other basic necessities and to be able to change that is incredible! This project will help youth … Read More
Awarded to Emma D. We have done a youth musical for the past 11 years. Admission is always free but we have a good will offering the benefits children in serious need. These children often have a serious illness that could potentially be fatal. The musical is a good way to get youth involved with the church while helping children … Read More
Volunteers play an important role at Saratoga Center for the Family. Our volunteer opportunities include: assisting with special event fundraisers as a committee member or day of event volunteer, helping out in our office with filing, mailings, answering phones, etc, building and grounds maintenance, opportunities to assist with childcare during center-based programs and helping to prepare, serve and clean up … Read More
A grant is a gift of money. Youth2 gives out grants up to $500.00 and can also match fund raising efforts up to $500.00. If you would like to apply to Youth2 for a grant, download the Current Grant Application and submit it to the address shown on the form. Be sure to review our list of past, successful grants … Read More