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Foundation For Second Chances

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Causes: Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, Human Service Organizations, Human Services, Youth Development Programs

Mission: Foundation for Second Chances, Inc is a community based organization which utilizes mentoring, hands-on education and community service to maximize the potential of youth.

Target demographics: disadvantage youth ages 5-24 utilize hands-on education, mentoring, health awareness and community service to maximize their potential

Direct beneficiaries per year: 150

Geographic areas served: South Los Angeles, Bakersfield

Programs: Afterschool, Mentoring, Leadership, Community Service, Tutoring, YouthBuild and Reading Literacy.

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Rating: 5

The efforts of Foundation for Second Chances to help families in need by providing social and educational support is a great example of what a few like minded individuals can accomplish. Whether through tutoring, afterschool programming, or mentoring, FFSC provides opportunities for individuals to have positive impact in the lives of other. Lastly, FFSC's diverse and dynamic staff makes FFSC a rich source of ideas and resources, and a great place to work.