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Im Young And Empowered, Inc.

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Causes: Human Service Organizations, Human Services

Mission: We are a nonprofit community service organization based in Las Vegas. We provide motivational and bullying prevention materials to parents, teachers and youth organizations to encourage and empower young people, as well as community outreach events to benefit low income families with children.

Target demographics: Youth & Low income families with children.

Geographic areas served: Las Vegas, NV w/Nation Wide Campaigns

Programs: CAMPAIGNS: I Matter! You Matter! Stop Bullying! Reach For The Stars, #YesYouMatter ​SERVICES: Backpacks & School Supplies, Winter Coats, Thanksgiving Baskets, Christmas Gifts, Gently Used Clothing, Baby Care Items/Diapers, Food Pantry (when available), Bedding/Linen and Housewares ​ ​

Community Stories

11 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Travis C.1

Client Served

Rating: 5

My son was devastated in an attack by bullies. This organization and Elise it lead organizer has been a godsend. They have helped us, led those that could help us to our door. They truly are angels.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have personally been involved in fundraising and non profits for more than 50 years. This organization is well run, assists in many ways and it's a pleasure to be a volunteer with. I'm pleased to recommend this group for any grants. Thank you Elise Carey and volunteers for welcoming me to assist.

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Words cannot describe what an AWESOME nonprofit this is. I first noticed an advertisement for their program on Facebook and decided to reach out. The customer service has been amazing with frequent communication and ease of transactions. They even CUSTOM made the bracelets to match our school, and adapted the goodie bags to meet the needs of all students in my school! I am the counselor for an elementary school in NC and it is the second largest school in the county (about 560 students). They provided EVERY STUDENT IN THE SCHOOL with a bag including activity book, bracelet, crayons, bookmark and more. My students have been very excited to receive their bully free zone kit (as I have called them) and I could not be more grateful for the partnership with Im Young and Empowered. It is an honor to work alongside them to empower the young people in my school with the knowledge of kindness and resources to match!

Novetta B.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I was fortunate to have found this organization. Elise Carey is God sent. I strongly believe in giving back and being a part of our community and taking a stand against bullies is something I've always felt strongly about. My oldest son was an active volunteer participating in public speaking about anti bullying. Now because of the I Matter! You Matter! Movement my youngest son is also an active participant. After our most recent event my son said to me, "mom, the best part of all this is seeing other kids smiling when they leave". Thank you Elise. Thank you for welcoming us and introducing us to I'm young and empowered. Together, we're changing lives.

1 Shavonda C.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Elise the founder is beyond amazing. This is what the community needs more of. Her back to school event was one of the best I have been to. Please support and spread the word this should be everywhere in our schools, and community centers.

1 Nicki B.2

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

This is an amazing organization dedicated to helping empower our youth and bring bullying to a stop. The message that this organization is bringing is an uplift and support system for our children and their futures!

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

Thanks for always caring and supporting the community! Im young and empowered rocks ❤

1 Shauna R.2

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Elise Carey, the founder of I'm Young And Empowered Inc. has a heart of gold! Her mission to spread the word that everyone's voice (young & older) matters is contagious. She is extremely passionate about her non-profit, I'm Young And Empowered. The events that I'm Young And Empowered puts on are fun and informative. I feel very fortunate to have witnessed this baby non-profit be born and growing into something completely amazing and wonderful. I support Elise in her mission and pray that one day the term "bully" will be a thing of the past. "You Matter, I Matter, Stop Bullying!" - Amen!

1 Darla R.1

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I love the Yes I Matter non-profit. I was able to pass out bracelets and T-shirts for STOP the bullying campaign. Actually, I could use many more. The kidsxabsolutely loved them.

1 Kisha G.1

Client Served

Rating: 5

This organization goes over and beyond! The founder Elise is absolutely amazing. The organization interacts with community, takes the time out to SUPPORT anyone in need. Helps to bring awareness to bullying! Always organizing events to help and bring the community together. Thanks for all you do Im Young and Empowered Inc.

1 Juliann C.1

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

This is an awesome non profit group I've received wristbands and donated them to my daughters second grade class the kids loved them heir was even enough to go out to all second graders. I love this group thank you for all the support ❤️