The Holidays at Youth Focus
The holidays can be a difficult time of uncertainty, disappointment, and other complex emotions for the youth in our shelter and other Youth Focus programs. Imagine being away from your family during the time of year when families are in focus. Kids feel angry and frustrated, hoping their holiday wishes will be granted and they will reunite with their families in time to spend the holidays at home.
Send a card with a festive holiday greeting to our youth who cannot be home for the holidays. All cards will be displayed for our youth to enjoy. Send cards addressed to Youth Focus; C/O Send a Kid a Card at 405 Parkway, Suite A, Greensboro, NC 27401.
Gift cards are the #1 item requested by our youth at the holidays. Places like Walmart and McDonald's are always a huge hit. Email Maggie Cook at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more. You can also send gift cards to our office at 405 Parkway, Suite A, Greensboro, NC 27401.
We need your help to provide fun and festive activities, holiday meals, gift wrapping, decorating, and more to help our youth feel a little more at home this holiday season. Email Maggie Cook at email@example.com to find out more!
Make a donation in honor of someone this holiday season, and we’ll provide the card, letting them know a gift has been made in their name. You can purchase an honor card online by clicking the donate button. Check “This gift is in honor…” and write "Honor Card" in the comment box. Include the person's name and mailing address, and we can mail the card for you. If you want to purchase multiple cards or you’d like to pick them up, contact Maggie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Purchase a gift from our Amazon wish list and help spread holiday cheer all year long. By purchasing a gift from the wish list, we can ensure every youth has something special to open on Christmas, even when they come into our program right before the holiday. These gifts can also be used throughout the year for our incentive program to promote positive behavior or to reward a youth for accomplishing a special goal during their stay with us. Click the photo to access the wish list.
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Make a Year End Gift
As 2023 draws to a close, we invite you to be a part of the significant impact Youth Focus is making in our community. Your year-end donations help power our mission, create lasting change, and spark new possibilities. Together, we can continue changing the trajectory of the lives of the youth who rely on our essential services. Over the past year,
- 556 youth called for help
- 193 received supportive housing services
- 95% left to safe & stable housing
Your year-end gifts, no matter the size, go directly to helping youth in your immediate community by enabling us to continue to provide essential programs and services, meet the critical needs of every youth that enters our programs, and provide enriching activities and experiences to the youth in our care.
Ethnic hair care products to meet the needs of diverse youth
Large case of diapers for an infant at My Sister Susan's House
One overnight stay at Act Together Youth Emergency Shelter
Provides all necessities for new youth served at TLP/MSSH