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The Last Message Bag Of Hope

We just wanted to fill in the gaps. Honest. We didn’t seek to become a huge operation. We had one goal. Sneak in the gaps between churches and schools and government organizations and change lives. If it meant putting together…

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Year End Giving Benefits All of Us!

Donate NOW! We need you! The end of the year… How did your year go? Empower Youth found ourselves in the middle of a whirlwind of activity that could not have happened without your help. Some of the thing we…

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No words left for a title…

THANKS For some reason, I don’t know where to start. I’ve been trying to write this article for two weeks. Ever since the last picnic in the park and before the start of school, I’ve just wanted to say “thanks”….

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Tonight we saw…

Come with me to an Empower Youth picnic and see what we see… Tonight we saw new faces… they were enjoying the food, the music, and just being away from the house enjoying the neighbors.   Tonight, we saw a…

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Summer Picnics Are Here

Last year, Empower Youth broke out into Burke Park with one goal– connect our community in a way that no matter your background, paystub, or facebook status that we could all come together and have a great time enjoying our…

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I’ve Been Diagnosed… finally

My own case of ADHD—Advocate for the Dreamers, Harbor for the Downcast…. For the last few months, my husband and I along with our board members and many of our volunteers have been seeing that we are outgrowing the beautiful…

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Enlarging Territory: My Buddy Sal

Meet Sal. He’s ten years old and he has wiggled into my heart. When I first met Sal, his Momma introduced him to me and explained that he had some speech problems and was a bit autistic. I met him…

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