March is supposed to be in like a lion and out like a lamb but for Empower Youth we have been roaring like a lion for the entire month! There has been no rest this month. But we can’t say we have done our work behind the scenes as this month we have been recognized … Continue reading Empower Youth Has Been Roaring Like A Lion!
Let’s Shoot the Moon! Goal: $10,000! We need 500 participants for the Freestore Foodbank Hunger Walk and 5K run. What happens when we have 500 folks register for the Empower Youth team at $20 a pop? We keep the money! What? Shut up! YES! I have had it confirmed about a hundred times (partly cause … Continue reading Shoot the Moon at Hunger Walk 5K
Empower Youth now sends out 640 bags weekly to area schools. As this number has climbed we have had to go from a weekly shop to Ollie’s, Aldi’s, and Sam’s Club to monthly shipments and orders by the pallet! Throughout our work we have had the support of Master Provisions and Freestore Foodbank. Unfortunately, we … Continue reading Raindrops can’t stop it!
Tonight, I kind of had a “I remember you Peachie and I miss you” Party. I pulled up old emails and read through some of her wit and advice from the short time I knew her. She was so direct and so loving… maybe that’s why I liked her. She was fiery and passionate and … Continue reading Empower Youth Remembers
We are pleased to announce the launch of our first Empower Youth 4H Club. We have long been impressed by the leadership, public speaking, and every day life skills that 4H offers for students. These characteristics completely line up with the vision we have for all students. The program is designed to encourage students to … Continue reading Empower Youth 4H Club
This week we sent home 617 bags. In order to touch that many lives significantly it takes stories, partnerships, and game-changers. We are now in Bethel-Tate Schools, Grant Career Center, Amelia Elementary, Fayetteville-Perry Schools, and Lynchburg-Clay Schools. The stories compel us to try harder. The partnerships encourage us to keep going. The game changers give … Continue reading Stories, partnerships, game changers