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Live Healthy and Thrive Youth Foundation Inc

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Causes: Children & Youth, Environment, Garden Clubs, Health, Youth Development Programs

Mission: To educate, activate, motivate and empower youth in the areas of academic achievement, health, fitness, nutrition and total wellness.

Results: In the past 7 years, we have impacted the lives of of over 21,000 students including our summer camps, workshops, back-to-school and garden programs. We have taught thousands of children the principles of planting and maintaining a garden as well as how to grow healthy foods. We have educated over hundreds of students about fitness, nutrition and healthcare through our workshops. We have donated more than 1000 school items such as book bags, lunch boxes and notebooks to homeless shelters. We've given $25,000 in scholarships to a total of 28 high school students from 2011 to 2017 in the Atlanta area. We are making an impact!

Target demographics: children get healthy, fit, educated and empowered. Also to help them get a college education.

Direct beneficiaries per year: a school of 1000 students build a garden, 250 students receive school supplies, 5 students each received $1000 scholarships

Geographic areas served: Atlanta

Programs: Gardens are for Kids, Lunch Box Book Bag, Healthy Kids Workshops, Healthy Kids Camps and the Pinnacle Youth Scholarship Fund.

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Henry C.

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Rating: 5

LHTYF is an exceptional organization that is committed to improving the quality of life for our youth. They are the quintessential example of servant leaders