December 20 2016
December 2016, StyleBlueprint.com
"Kids forced to live in any level of homelessness are regularly targeted by gangs, human traffickers and pornographers, and they endure inconceivable peril in their struggle for survival. StandUp For Kids works to end the cycle of youth homelessness through direct outreach and mentoring programs, providing crucial support and teaching valuable life skills to help turn them toward a hopeful future. Jennifer Greenlee, the StandUp For Kids Atlanta chapter’s Director of Alternative Outreach and Mentoring, spoke with us about her mission and methods for nurturing them. Welcome, Jennifer!"
Continue here to meet Jennifer!
August 5 2016
A special thank you to @11Alive for sharing one of our kid's stories!! Chinasa is a tremendous young lady with an amazing heart and future! This shows that a kind act for our youth can not only change their life, but also give everyone more faith that given the opportunity people can reach heights unimaginable.
The most important thing now is to share this amazing story! Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to spread this gift to all. @SUFKatlanta #homelessstudentgetsacar #goingplaces #issomebodygettingmarried #SheBelieves
The Whole Story: http://on.11alive.com/2aNSnJk
August 1 2016
Atlanta's August 1, 2016, article in "Northside Woman"
"Beyond the gated subdivisions and manicured lawns that dot North Fulton, are nearly 650 students who attend classes each day at area schools, then head "home" to sleep in shelters, motels, their cars or on a friend’s couch.
"Youth homelessness in North Fulton is definitely not on most people’s radar," said Julie Binney, an advocate for homeless youth through StandUp For Kids (SUFK)."Most teens want to fit in. They don’t want to call unnecessary attention to themselves," Binney said. "And they don’t want all of their friends and teachers to know they are homeless."
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