Christmas Elves Needed

This year we are doing things a little differently by giving every child in our weekend food bag program an opportunity to come to our Christmas Wonderland event. At the event, each child will receive a gift. We are looking for brand new gifts at the value of $10 for each of the age groups … Continue reading Christmas Elves Needed

Falling All Over Ourselves With Gratitude

It’s hard to believe we are already into Fall! Summer flew by with parking, interns, and camp. And then there was that big State Farm grant! Wow! We did it! You did it! Your votes, your hours volunteering, your trust in sending your kids to camp with us made set Empower Youth on task to … Continue reading Falling All Over Ourselves With Gratitude


Hi Friends! I am getting stronger every day. I wanted to ask you would consider bringing a team to the Western Southern Tennis Tournament to park cars for Empower Youth or if you would help us with the remaining days of Homearama. First the why: Between both of these events, we will raise $14,000 to … Continue reading PARKING FUNDRAISERS

I’m not playing…

Two weeks ago, I wrote the most read blog our website has ever recorded in the 3 years we have been a 501c3. The title: We’re not going anywhere. It was a bold statement of the mission of my husband and myself and our work with Empower Youth. It was and is still the focus … Continue reading I’m not playing…

We’re Not Going Anywhere.

The following letter is from our Executive Director, Lori Conley. This is from her heart and how she sees her work advancing the Empower Youth mission of giving youth a future. One of the things that we love about Lori and her husband Scott is their vision…. The letter attached is asking for support to … Continue reading We’re Not Going Anywhere.