June 2015- Saratoga Children’s Theatre – New Kid Production

The Saratoga Children’s Theatre presented the grant proposal of  ‘The New Kid’ Production to the Advisory Board.  Youth2 was so excited about ‘The New Kid’ production, an anti-bullying program to be offered to schools in Saratoga County that $1000 was happily granted.

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

March 2010-Cheyenne River Youth Project

Awarded to Cara Kowalski This project involved volunteering with the Cheyenne River Youth Project, a grassroots youth organization that provides programs and services for Lakota people living on the Cheyenne River Reservation in South Dakota. It involves interacting with and mentoring young children in the Main Youth Center, which offers a positive and nurturing environment for kids on the reservation. … Read More

March 2009-Emmanuel United Church Youth Musical: “Lifesong”

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

June 2008-Ashokan Community Quilt Project (sponsored by Beverly Lazar Davis)

This quilt was made by a group of youths to help raise money for a Youth Scholarship Fund for the Ashokan Foundation, an environmental education and conference center nestled in the Catskill Mountains. Since 1967, school groups, organizations, families and individuals have come to Ashokan to reconnect with nature and explore the joys and rewards of community through hands-on outdoor … Read More

Feb 2005-Saratoga Springs Youth Orchestra (SSYO)

Awarded to: Lara B. The Saratoga Springs Youth Orchestra gave community performances to build a Tuition Assistance Program for promising musicians. Saratoga Springs Youth Orchestra“Thank you again for granting SSYO with funds from your program. I was excited to get the grant and SSYO will put it to use soon. “I am hoping that the impact of my grant award … Read More

May 2004-Youth Theater Ministry: Wireless Microphones

Awarded to: Erin S. &amp Emmanuel United Church Supporting a Youth Theater Group that holds yearly benefits for community youth with medical problems. This grant provided for the purchase of wireless headset microphones to support the theater productions. Proceeds of the production helped a young boy get a liver transplant.