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Meet Felice

Felice (front row, second from left) in her element with some fellow Chicago volunteers and youth participants.    Meet Felice Schlessinger! Since Felice joined the StandUp For Kids - Chicago team just about two years ago, she has poured her heart and soul into our organization and ...

Check Out Hampton Roads in The Virginian-Pilot

"A year ago, the 20-year-old single mother didn’t have a job and was living with her boyfriend. "When she needed a double stroller and car seats for her 3-year-old and newborn, she wasn’t sure where to turn. "Enter Betsy Hardy, who organized a gift drive for the nonprofit StandUp ...

StandUp For Kids Resources on DACA

This post is being updated regularly since appearing September 6. "If we don't stand up for children, then we don't stand for much" - Marian Wright Edelman SInce 1990, our work has been about supporting any unaccompanied young person under the stars who experiences homelessness. We were ...

Kitsap’s Gift Ideas for Homeless Youth

Here's what our youth in Kitsap County, Washington most need this winter:  Clothing items Sweatshirts (adult small, medium, large) Hooded sweatshirts (adult small, medium, large) Sweatpants with pockets (adult small, medium, large) Knit caps (adult) Gloves (adult small, ...