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Brave Connections

StandUp For Kids - Thurston County/OlympiaBy Maija Sandberg “I'm in here!! It's me! It's you! It's you!!,” a small clear voice called out from somewhere in the corner of a field of orderly green and blue tents. We'd been walking the city's temporary managed encampment looking for ...

Ten Years Since First Volunteering, Sean Reflects On Quite A Path

By Sean Dollard As an undergrad, I had the opportunity to volunteer with StandUp For Kids - Miami. I sought out the opportunity, in part, to remember that my day-to-day mental health challenges presented far fewer significant barriers than the folks we were serving. Many volunteers were peers ...

Monthly Giving Ensures Steady Support

    What is Monthly Giving? StandUp For Kids provides you with the opportunity to impact the lives of homeless youth in your community without having to dedicate any time from your busy schedule. The Monthly Giving Program allows you to choose the amount you wish to give, ...

Al’s Story: A Path to New Beginnings

StandUp For Kids - Orange County Born in Uganda and abandoned by his parents at age 6, Al moved to the US with his aunt, uncle and sister when he was 10, but only to discover more obstacles and mental abuse. He does not have fond memories of his childhood; his father was addicted to ...