Foundation Builders - Youthlink

Foundation Builders Foundation Builders is a giving society of individuals, families, and businesses that provides a community of support for the nearly 2,000 homeless youth who walk through our doors each year.

By joining Foundation Builders, you become a part of the solution to youth homelessness.

What do Foundation Builders do?

  • Commit to investing in YouthLink’s work with a minimum of $1,000 per year for three years or more
  • Build community awareness of youth homelessness and of YouthLink
  • Attend special YouthLink events and celebrations

For more information on Foundation Builders, please contact Frances Roen, Director of Development, at 612.252.1283 or roen@youthlinkmn.org – or click here to make your donation on-line.

Please note: “Foundation Builder” on the tribute or memorial dedication line, so that we can acknowledge your gift properly.

YouthLink’s collaboration on the Downtown 100 program led to a 74% decrease in arrest rates among program participants.

Meet Anthony Jackson Downtown View Transition Coach

“Working with youth reminds me about how many different kinds of real, lasting relationships we can make. Working at YouthLink gives me the chance to make these types of relationships - not just with youth, but with a great group of people who truly care.”

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