Over the past three decades hundreds of young people have benefited from the caring mentorship of volunteers and Y staff. This year our goal is to induct 36 new adult Achievers into our volunteer roles and to provide at least 36 youth with summer work experiences.
To nominate an Adult Achiever, please click here.
We also invite you to make a contribution pledge to support the talented
youth in our programs. Sponsorship pledge amounts are described below.
Thank you for your consideration!
Youth Champion – $15,000
Serves as a Corporate Sponsor and Partner for the Tuxedo & Tennis Shoes event. Sponsors 10 students to work as interns for the summer. Enables 200+ high school students to participate in life skills programming, health and fitness, career development and community service for eight months October–May.
(Sponsor nominates five Adult Achiever’s, receives 4 VIP tickets at the event, the opportunity to present an award and three summer interns)
Youth Ambassador – $10,000
Supports 200+ high school students to tour and explore Michigan colleges and universities once monthly for eight months October-May.
(Sponsor nominates five Adult Achiever’s, receives 3 VIP tickets at the event, one summer intern and includes signage)
Supports 100+ after school workshops that give teens a safe place to learn and play.
(Sponsor nominates two Adult Achiever’s, 3 VIP tickets at the event and includes signage)
Youth Mentor – $2,016
Employs and trains one young person for the summer.
(Sponsor nominates two Adult Achievers, receives five event seats, and company mentioned in the presentation)
Youth Leader – $1,500
Provides 100 teens with after school supplies for the school year.
(Sponsor nominates one Adult Achiever, receives 2 VIP tickets at the event, includes signage, and company mentioned in the presentation)
Youth Supporter – $500
Purchases books and supplies for a first year college student.
(Sponsor nominates one Adult Achiever, 2 general admission tickets and name mentioned in presentation)