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Youthbuild Boston, Inc.
March 26, 2010

Terrible organization. I entered this place months ago with a full plan to make a major donation. I just came in to see how it really was and it was pretty bad. None of the staff was there to answer the door. The kids were swearing. They had no home training. I could not see how they were "transforming lives" then I spoke to one of the students as he was leaving and he told me that the program was bad and that he just came for the stipend. Never donate here. these people do not have it together.

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

nothing. Disorganization. I have been watching them for months I really wanted to find a place to donate.

Ways to make it better...

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

Get rid of the upper level staff they clearly are not aggressive enough in their attempts to keep the youth and organization in line

More feedback

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

nothing.

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

rude, evasive, ignorant.

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

Get rid of upper level management with poor educational and etiquette skills and get real talent.

Ways to make it better...

the staff were actually present and the kids were less rude and actually being "transformed"

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

the upper level staff. One lady had a really bad attitude when I came in and I think it reflects in the youth that the negative attitude is the culture of the organization.

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

I hope they get better.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

MY ROLE:
General Member of the Public & Enter so that I could learn about YouthBuild Boston.

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