Community Thoughts

The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor. - Hubert H. Humphrey

How to Help

There are many ways to help support your community youth center.

  • Volunteer Your Time
    The Youth Center is dependent on a strong spirit of volunteerism within the community.  Current volunteer opportunities range from positions on the Board of Directors and various committees to helping with the annual sale of Christmas trees during the holiday season.
  • Cash Donations
    The Youth Center relies on the generous support of its donors every year to ensure that its programs and facilities are of the highest possible quality and are accessible to all.
  • In-Kind Donations
    Donate certificates, gift cards and other items to our Silent Auction that helps us raise funds for youth programs. Click to learn more.
  • Wish List:
    Help us provide quality programs for everyone by donating items for use in youth programs, especially the After School Drop-in, Learning Center and Day Camp.
  • Craft supplies – paint, hot glue sticks, Elmer’s glue, markers, glitter, construction paper, kids scissors, coffee filters, Popsicle sticks, googly eyes, notebooks, large white paper, cotton balls, glitter paint, beads, yarn, foam, felt, tissue paper, tape, feathers, etc.
  • School supplies – backpacks, glue sticks, markers, crayons, notebooks, 3 ring binders, pencil boxes, pencils, rulers, folders, pens, cardstock paper.
  • Youth clothing and personal items (new items only) –sunscreen, toothbrushes, toys for kids ages 5-12, t-shirts, hats, etc.
  • Supplies – children’s DVDs, batteries, kleenex, kid’s board games, $5.00 gifts cards to local fast food restaurants, any sports balls, SM memory cards, digital cameras.