StandUp For Kids is committed to the help and rescue of homeless and street kids. We do this, every day, in cities across America. We carry out our mission through our volunteers who go to the streets in order to find, stabilize and otherwise help homeless and street kids improve their lives. We have been on the streets since January 1990 and continue to grow our organization to help America's homeless youth.
We are looking for volunteers to lead and assist in the grant application process including grant writing and research of grant opportunities.
Ending the cycle of youth homelessness. We do this in cities across America, one youth at a time.
StandUp for Kids - Hampton Roads is the second oldest StandUp For Kids chapter, having been established in 1991 at the Virginia Beach oceanfront. Our volunteers serve homeless youth up to age 24 and their dependents through the following programs:
Drop In Center The Drop In Center provides hot meals, games/crafts, counseling, and assistance with immediate needs three times per week Street Outreach Program The Street Outreach program is an opportunity to meet youth where they are; held in conjunction with the Drop In Center hours High School Mentoring Initiative In partnership with Old Dominion University, high school students are paired with college mentors that help support their educational goals. Through this initiative, we support a "Pay for Grade" program to further encourage our students’ success