January is National Mentoring Month, and research has shown there are many benefits for mentees in a mentoring relationship.
Inspiration becomes a two-way street for young adults and Youth Villages’ staff through Georgia’s mentoring program
As Youth Villages recognizes National Mentoring Month in January, our staff and valued community members volunteer with children and young adults to provide them with extra support through the mentoring program year-round.
Holiday Heroes is the most magical time of the year at Youth Villages. From the beginning of October through the end of December, we work to ensure every child and young adult in our programs gets to experience joy during the holiday season.
In December, Youth Villages had the opportunity to be a part of a press conference in Biloxi to announce HUD’s funding of 52 housing vouchers for families in South Mississippi. The vouchers will help many families stay together and live successfully.
It’s a wrap! Bridgestone Americas and Jackson® team up with Youth Villages to wrap gifts for former foster youth as part of Holiday Heroes.
Bridgestone Americas Trust Fund and Jackson National Life Insurance Company (Jackson®) helped raise $35,000 at Youth Villages’ annual wrapping party called Holiday Cheers, Beers & Volunteers benefiting LifeSet.
Being a Holiday Hero means more than just giving gifts; it is giving the gift of hope to the young people and families we serve every day.
It was an amazing opportunity to attend the Achieving Success Workshop on Partnering with Transition Age Youth for Strong Mental Health. As a former foster youth…
We are in an era where New Year’s resolutions can sound like an unachievable, pointless exercise. Most resolutions are broken by February 1, so what’s the point?
On the night of Oct. 5, Brandon Washington sat nervously at a supporter’s house and shoveled candy corn into his mouth, watching local election coverage and waiting to see if he would win a seat on the Memphis City Council.
Her 13-year-old daughter was already involved in the juvenile court system, was skipping school and the single-mother from Peabody feared her daughter could end up in prison. But she didn’t know where to turn.