Forever Young Foundation

Rating: 5 stars   55 reviews

Issues: Children & Youth, Philanthropy, Sports

Location: 1424 S Stapley Dr Mesa AZ 85204 USA

Mission: The Forever Young Foundation serves underprivileged, at-risk, and physically challenged children, giving them academic, athletic, and therapeutic opportunities they would otherwise never receive.
Target demographics: children facing significant physical, emotional, and financial challenges by providing them with academic, athletic, and therapeutic opportunities currently unavailable to them.
Geographic areas served: Arizona, Utah, Northern California and Africa
2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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EIN 87-0509354
800.99.4EVER
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Rating: 5 stars  

I've helped with Forever Young Foundation events for about 15 years now. I am blown away by the profound impact it brings to so many children & veterans in need. As an Olympic medalist, I'm asked to do a number of charitable events and the Forever Young events is easily one of the most rewarding I do. I'm so fortunate to be connected with a charity that puts so many smiles on faces that have lost so much!!
Nikki Stone
Olympic gold medalist Aerial Skiing

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Forever Young stays true to their mission statement and is truly a charity of action. Donations are carefully distributed to fufill their mission statement of helping childern in need. Couldn't meet more honest and wonderful people that head up this organization.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

My wife and I have worked with the Forever Young Foundation for nearly 10 years now and the amount of effort and dedication that Barb & Steve, along with the FYF Team puts into helping these children is simply amazing! We are proud to be a part of the FYF family and encourage others to be a part of it as well.

 
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I have been volunteering with the Forever Young Foundation for 20 years. However It doesn't take long to see the impact of this organization. You see the passion and the commitment from the staff( as Steve Young likes to say "we are lean and mean in our commitment to getting every dollar to the right place"). Over the years I've had the pleasure of meeting kids that had their lives turned around by The Anaszi Foundation which Foreveryoung donates to. I've also experienced the joy that SOPHIE'S PLACE music therapy rooms have given to patients at Children's Hospitals. To tell you how committed I am to this wonderful charity I have named FOREVERYOUNG.ORG as a beneficiary in my will.

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Forever Young Foundation takes care of so many children in need. They do a really good job of surrounding themselves with great people who are willing to continuously support the children who are underprivileged.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Some

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Quite well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Forever Young Foundation is an amazing foundation. All who are involved with the foundation has made a great impact in so many children's lives and I'm happy to have contributed in some way.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Forever Young Foundation is an exceptional organization that is making an impact on the community. Sophie's Place is providing hope for sick children and allows for kids to use music therapy to communicate and cope with their sickness. It is truly touching to see the children in the hospitals heal through music. The Forever Young Foundation also has wonderful staff who are passionate about their mission and each year they continue to make a difference.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Forever Young has had a positive impact on our community. We are grateful for their generosity and support of our young people. Thank you!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I have been associated with the Forever Young Foundation for the past five years and have worked first hand with them in their efforts to help the people and children of Africa. I love how much effort and care they put into taking care of not only people in need right here in the US, but people all over the world! They have helped educate countless adults in Ghana and continue to teach and train them on how to run effective businesses. They have aided non-profits in Ghana who in turn can benefit the people who are struggling and in need in their country. They have helped build schools, improve schools, donated countless school supplies, helped train educators to improve curriculum, provided eye exams and given free glasses to thousands, offered free services to improve non-profits and help build their business plans. They've built long lasting relationships with the people of Africa and many of them would call the Forever Young staff family. Perhaps my favorite part is that this foundation does all of this charitable work with love - showing and giving love freely to those they come in contact with. It is such an honor to be associated with the Forever Young Foundation and hope they will keep their international efforts alive!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I've had the wonderful pleasure to partner with Forever Young Foundation on a variety of successful fundraising events and also serve as a volunteer for their golf tournament events. They conduct themselves with integrity, professionalism, passion, care for the people they serve and are absolutely a pleasure to work with. They work with a very lean team with great efficiency and effectiveness. Their work is incredibly important to the audiences that they serve here in the US and also abroad in Africa. They are a stellar organization doing very important work with a rockstar team.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I've witnesses the results of this organization with the people they serve and have seen them in action at a variety of events.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Recommend them hiring at least one other individual (at least on a part-time basis) to help with some of the tactical items so their leadership can have the time to be more strategic, big-picture.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

What one change could this group make that would improve your volunteer experience?

I've only had really positive volunteer experiences.

Did your volunteer experience have an effect on you? (teaching you a new skill, or introducing new friends, etc.)

Introduced me to new people...always a rewarding experience.

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

Rewarding, fulfilling, solidified that one person can make a difference/contribution in our world.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I have been involved in charitable efforts much of my life, and have worked with foundations that help lift groups of people around the world. I sit on the board of African Equity, and have spent several years living in Africa working as a missionary to better the lives of people. I say this to make the point that one of my lives passions is charitable work, and I do not know of an organization that does a better job of lifting its targeted public than Forever Young.

I went on at trip to Ghana in West Africa with the FYF last year. The organization of the trip was wonderful, the people were amazing, and the impact the FYF was having was obvious everywhere we went.

I would strongly recommend getting involved with the FYF however possible. They are effective with donation dollars, organized with events and trips, and working to better peoples lives.

Paul

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

 
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