Shift, Empowering Youth
enabling our youth

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A core value of each and every one of our programs is the participation of adults alongside the youth. Our volunteers are often inspired by the possibility of having a positive impact on the lives of the youth in their community. This role will certainly achieve that. However, adults are often surprised by just how much they personally get out of our programs. Volunteers share how much the experience has had a transformational effect – on their career, their personal life, as parents and as partners and friends.

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Our organization is funded by the generous support of individuals and private foundations. Every gift is put to use to develop and offer programming that is responsive to community needs and free of charge to participants.

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