YouthLink Transformation Gala 2019 - Youthlink

YouthLink Transformation Gala 2019

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Thank You!

We are incredibly humbled by your generosity. Thanks to you, we raised over $135,000 for young people experiencing homelessness, and 235 guests gathered in conversation to support youth experiencing homelessness. 

But that’s not all, we have an opportunity thanks to the Otto Bremer Trust to match gifts received this month $1 for $1 up to $50,000! Can you forward this to your friends and loved ones and ask that they donate to YouthLink and help us meet this match?

  • $5,000 provides two internship stipends for young people to learn culinary skills in our Kitchen Internship Program
  • $2,500 provides integrative health services and wrap-around support for one youth to transition from crisis into education and employment services
  • $1,200 gives 250 youth per year access to the most current online GED test prep curriculum. Anyone who contributes at the $1,200 level will become a member of the YouthLink Giving Circle
  • $500 provides a one-time rental deposit to stabilize young people in long-term housing
  • $250 covers transportation for young people to get to and from school as they pursue post-secondary education
  • $100 pays for GED testing for one young person to both practice and complete their GED

And that’s just the start. There is so much more work to be done and we know that we can’t do it without you. If you sponsored a table, please share our thanks with your table guests.

Questions: Still have questions? Contact Christine Schwitzer at schwitzer@youthlinkmn.org or 612-252-1226.

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