Youth Making a Difference

Rating: 4.83 stars   12 reviews

Issues: Children & Youth, Education, Human Services

Location: 2176 South 2000 East 931 University Village Salt Lake City UT 84108 USA

Mission: The mission of Youth Making a Difference is to provide leadership training and practical experiences that make a difference in the world, transforming the lives of the participants and those they serve.
Results: 100 Teens from the Salt Lake Valley have participated in our Leadership Training program, impacting over 300 orphan childran in the rural villages of Northern India
Geographic areas served: Utah, Northern India
2009 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 5 stars  

5 people found this review helpful

I can't even explain the amazing experience I had with YMAD! This organization taught me so much about leadership and my place in the world! In addition the way the organization changes the lives of the less fortunate in India is amazing! I'm so proud to count myself as someone who is a part of YMAD.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

totally capable and amazing individuals who truly care about the work they are doing.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

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Rating: 5 stars  

4 people found this review helpful

I have watched YMAD grow over the last five years and I have loved to see the growth. It has been incredible to see the difference that these teens can make just by being who they are. They have such great attitudes and such a remarkable desire to serve others. It almost makes me want to go back to high school just to be able to hang out with them. I love working with these teens, I love working in India, and I love seeing the growth the teens have when they return from their expeditions. People who serve are happy! And all the teens I have worked with over the last five years are extremely happy!

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

watching teens grow up and realize that they can make a difference.

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

I would have more knowledge on running a non-profit.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

being with all the remarkable people.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

a ton of fun!

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

build hundreds of orphanages, training centers and schools!

Ways to make it better...

I could have contributed more.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

we have too many ideas!

One thing I'd also say is that...

I love being a part of YMAD.

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One time

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