During these uncertain times, how can we help?
See below to access our COVID-19 Resource Hub, and to explore our growing directory of both COVID-19-specific and virtual volunteering opportunities.
:: Quick Program Overview ::
Trained SUFK volunteer mentors are matched with a high school student who is currently experiencing homelessness or is at-risk. Some students are unaccompanied/independent (living without a parent or guardian. Mentors meet with their student mentee 2 times a month during lunch. Mentors teach budgeting, money management, planning, impulse control, how to prioritize tasks and other necessary life skills that youth are able to directly apply to their life. By providing emotional, educational and financial support, we are preparing our youth for graduation and for the successful transition into adulthood.
Mentor a homeless or at-risk high schooler towards recognizing their potential and self-worth while also achieving academic, social, and life success!
To empower homeless, unaccompanied and at-risk high school students towards personal and educational achievement through positive, supportive adult mentoring relationships.:: Program Goals ::
Only 25% of homeless kids graduate. Keeping kids in school = keeping them off the streets! Everyone has something to offer.
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1227 Rockbridge Road, Suite 208 - Box 355, Stone Mountain, GA 30087, US
Ending the cycle of youth homelessness in and around Atlanta through volunteer-driven street outreach and school mentoring since 2003.
StandUp For Kids - Atlanta has been serving homeless and at-risk youth since 2003. We provide two programs which address the challenges facing homeless kids on the streets and in the schools through prevention, volunteer-based outreach and mentoring, and community-supported programming to help our youth on their journey to leading a healthy, happy and self-sufficient life.Our two core programs are street outreach and school-based mentoring.
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2415 West Park Place BlvdStone Mountain, GA 30087
April 27, 2020