Over the years T.E.A.R.S. International, Inc. has served and provided burial funds, supplemental financial, medical supplies, housing relocations,referrals, clothing and food to families who became innocent victims of gang and violent crimes. Some of the families such as the the Jones, Williams, Brown's, Morales, Harpoons, Cools, Young's, Carlton and Rodriguez has shown the appreciation to T.E.A.R.S. organization by writing letters of their support and how T.E.A.R.S. made a difference in their lives when it were so needed. View their letters www.angelfire.com/mn/Tinternational T.E.A.R.S. International, Inc has served High-Risk Youths, through a developed specifically tailored program for High-Risk Youths which emphasizes positive images of themselves, motivation to achieve meaningful goals and cooperation with each other, to instill social responsibility and established a family relationship. Each youths has received individual counseling in career, education, psychological and simply how to live their lives successfully. T.E.A.R.S. International, Inc. mount campaigns to urge the entertainment industries to become even more responsible when producing gang related issues and people of color in a negative, in features, TV show and movies T.E.A.R.S. International, Inc. was presented BRONZE halo award of special merit for outstanding contribution to the entertainment industry from SCMPC.