Developing youth into healthy, responsible citizens
- Mentoring programs
- Strengthening families through improvement of parenting skills
- Teaching leadership, service and compassion to youth
- Homework help, nutritious snacks, and safe after-school and summertime activities
- Promotion of physical fitness
The following youth programs were funded:
Big Brothers Big Sisters 475-7801
Community and School Based Mentoring: Creates positive relationships between local children and caring community members that have direct and measurable impact on the child’s life and future.
Girl Scouts of the NW Great Lakes (888)747-6945
The Girl Scout Leadership Experience will teach girls to discover themselves, connect with others, and take action to make the world a better place.
Lake Superior Village Youth & Family Center 228-3771
After School Program: Provides a safe, healthy and supportive environment for youth after school and during the summer. Special programs to enhance family togetherness and community participation.
STAR Children's Bereavement Services 228-3771
To provide grieving children and their families a safe environment and support system within which to share experiences, learn together and understand that they are not alone in their grief.
Superior Watershed Partnership 228-609
Superior Watershed Partnership promotes community actions that ensure a sustainable environment; this includes K-12 education and conservation programs for young adults.
Teaching Family Homes 249-5437
Teen Tuesdays: Provide local youth with positive, substance-free activities and demonstrate community-wide effort to support local youth.
Strong Kids Scholarship Program: Provides YMCA memberships and programs to all, regardless of their inability to pay.