During the darkest days of the year, the light still burns brightly at YouthLink for young people experiencing homelessness. What is that spark? It’s hope, and you are a part of it.  We are nearly halfway to meeting our end-of-year goal of $150,000. Through your generosity, we earned our match of $20,000 from the Charlson Family […]

Now 22, Giana* recalls, “My mom was on disability and money was always a problem. We relied on food stamps to keep meals on the table, always moving to smaller and smaller rentals. At one point, eight of us were living in a two-bedroom apartment. “When I was in high school, things got really tight, […]

Time isn’t just money on the streets.
It’s survival. According to one youth,
“Each day I wake up thinking maybe
today is the day I get raped or
mugged walking around downtown
because I have nowhere to
go. Or maybe today is the day
I finally give up and leave it all
behind.” Can the new Youth
Opportunity Center help these
youth leave homelessness in
the rear view mirror?

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image Light sparks of hope!

During the darkest days of the year, the light still burns brightly at YouthLink for young people experiencing homelessness. What is that spark? It’s hope, and you are a part of it.  We are nearly halfway to meeting our end-of-year goal of $150,000. Through your generosity, we earned our match of $20,000 from the Charlson Family […]

image Double your donation this holiday season!

This year, you can give someone a gift that will bring joy far beyond the holiday season. Every day, young people experiencing homelessness come to YouthLink looking for opportunities to reconnect with education, employment, and housing. Your donations provide these opportunities. Invest in these youth, and give them the greatest gift they’ll get this year […]

image How can you contribute to YouthLink’s holiday party?

As a part of our December holiday celebration, we give young people in need gifts of new items, likes sweatshirts, coats, hats, gloves, new dish sets, children’s toys and clothing, and sheet sets. Many of our young people start out with only a backpack full of clothing, and it’s a wonderful gift for them to […]