Donation Spotlight: Utah Youth Mentor Project

Utah Youth Mentor Project (UYMP) is a local non profit dedicated to easing the transition from foster care to independent living for youth aging out of foster care. UYMP matches a high risk youth with older, more mature mentors creating one to one friendships for a minimum of two years. There are many programs that help younger kids and adults, but UYMP is the only program that focuses on the 18-21 age range in mentoring.

UYMP is very active in the community and hosts activities monthly.  This month UYMP is hosting a community concert on April 25, 2010 @ 6:00 pm located at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.  Six bands will donate their time and talent to help make this concert a success.

Other activities UYMP hosts include: Dingo Party (dinner + bingo), Kite Party (lunch and games at the park), Community service projects, Resume workshops, Life skills training, FAFSA workshops and many other activities throughout the year.

Without community support UYMP would not exist. In kind donations such as badge holders and lanyards help make putting together activities for our youth, mentors, and friends possible.

Interested in our products? Stop by and get you own badge holders and lanyards today!

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