Mission: Provide all teens the ability to build self-confidence, integrity and the leadership qualities needed to become proud, responsible and productive adults
Programs: Meals and snacks provided on a daily basis. Average number of meals served per day is 43 in 2017. Food is donated local businesses, straight street ministries and individuals. The cost above is actual cost soaring above ionia spent in 2017 to provide the food program. Local businesses donate an average of $200 per week. Straight street ministries donates an average of 200 pounds of food weekly.
mentoring program: 652 teens attended this program in 2017. 46 different subjects were covered including bullying, how to build self-confidence, work their way through conflicts and not to give into peer pressure. Expenses for this program include videos, books, games and prizes
arts and crafts program: 158 teens attended in 2017. An average of 13. 42 teens for the 19 days the program was offered in 2017. No current expenses, all materials are donated by the two volunteers running the program.