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

Youth for Change: Community Giving Fair

YouthSquared – Youth Helping Youth hostied the second annual Youth for Change: Community Giving Fair. This exciting event was held on Saturday, November 20th, 2010 from 10am to 3pm at the United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 175 Fifth Avenue, Saratoga Springs. The next annual “Community Giving Fair” will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2011. For our third annual event … Read More

Home Made Theater

Almost everyone at Home Made Theater, Saratoga’s resident theater company, is a volunteer, from the box office to the back stage crew. HMT needs volunteers for “Front of House” (interacting with the public like ushering and selling concessions), “Behind the Scenes” (everything from helping with sound, lights and building the sets to being on the back stage crew during a … Read More

Saratoga County Children’s Committee

The Children’s Committee is a non-profit organization that helps meet emergency and basic needs of underprivileged kids in Saratoga County. The largest undertaking is the Empty Stocking Project. This project provides holiday gifts and necessities to about 1,000 children each year. Volunteers can help by sponsoring a child and by granting their holiday wishes.

Rummage Sale to Support Youth2 and the Soup Kitchen on Saturday, August 13th 2011

Youth Squared- Youth Helping Youth- will hold a “Rain or Shine Rummage Sale” to benefit the organization’s grant fund. The Rummage Sale will be held on Saturday, August 13th 2011, from 9am to 3 pm at the Presbyterian New England Congregational Church Fellowship Hall, 24 Circular Street, Saratoga Springs, New York. You can bring a non-perishable food item and pick … Read More

Saratoga Bridges (Formally Saratoga County ARC)

Seeking youth, ages 16 and older, to partner with our agency to help out with our Sibling Support Group, “Sibshops” (kids ages 8-12 who have a brother or sister with special needs), which are held on Friday evenings (6-8pm) once a month for a few hours during the Fall (Sept-Dec) and Spring (March-June) months.

Reality Check – Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties

Reality Check is a youth activism group that works to create social norm change by eliminating tobacco marketing in communities, state and the nation. Schedule a presenter to come into your classroom to educate your students about the tobacco industry. Your students will learn the following- harmful effects of smoking tobacco, how the tobacco industry markets their products to entice … Read More

Saratoga Arts Center

Gallery desk volunteers needed M-F, 9-5, Sat. 11-5 (different shifts available during day) in July and August. Youth, 16 and older, interested in the arts are welcome to apply.

Homes For Orphaned Pets Exist (H.O.P.E.)

H.O.P.E. is a completely volunteer organization. We rescue dogs and cats and keep them in foster care until we can find them permanent homes. We also have a low cost spay/neuter program. Teens can volunteer for our organization by transporting pets to adoption clinics, by fostering a pet (with parental approval), by helping at our fundraisers and with daily operations. … Read More

Saint Theresa Chapel Food Pantry

Contact Person: Judy Bombard, 793-9092 32 Wilton/Gansevoort Rd. Gansevoort, New York 12831 Hours: 1st and 3rd Thursday’s- 10:00-12:00

Saratoga Regional YMCA

Teen Leaders Club: A variety of opportunities for youth ages 14 and older to assist with after school tutoring and recreation programs. Special events opportunities- Healthy Kids Day, Annual Support Campaign and general fundraisers for youth 15 years old and older.

Yaddo Garden Association

Yaddo is a retreat for artists in Saratoga Springs. Our mission is to provide artists time, space, and privacy in which to pursue creative work. Each year, Yaddo welcomes over two hundred artists from all over the world for stays from two weeks to two months, at no cost to them. While most of the estate is reserved for the exclusive use of our guests, … Read More

Wilton Wildlife Preserve And Park

Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park is a non-profit organization partnering with the Town of Wilton, Saratoga County, NYS DEC and The Nature Conservancy to conserve ecological systems and natural settings while providing opportunities for environmental education and outdoor recreation.  The Preserve & Park is part of the Saratoga Sandplains, an area of ancient sand dunes, small but important wetlands and diverse ecological communities, home to the federally endangered … Read More

Wesley Health Care Center

Volunteers, 14 years and older needed to work with seniors in the following ways: Friendly Visiting Program- work with one or a few of the residents, play games, take walks, read, write letters. Transport to beauty shop, perform clerical tasks, and assist with activities/special events. Grounds work- raking, watering plants. Help passing meal trays. Perform resident care tasks- folding linen. … Read More