Our mission at Jennings County Youth Foundation
is to partner with a broad network of organizations to support the identified needs and interests of youth in Jennings County.
For the last 5 years, the Summer Food Program has provided free, hot meals for children throughout the summer. We had 3 sites last summer at NVE, CSL, and First Baptist Church. Thanks to the many organizations, volunteers, and donors we were able to serve 12,926 meals to children in 2019.
Summer Kids Camp is a 5 day camp from 8AM-5PM offered to K-6 graders. Older children can volunteer as camp counselors. Thanks to your generous donations more than 75 daily campers were able to enjoy a magic show, Kona Ice, bouncy houses, a trip to the Park Theater, and many more fun activities.
At our Affordable Christmas store parents purchase gifts for their kids at 75%+ off retail value. Nothing costs more than $20. With your donations we can purchase more higher value gifts like hoverboards, bikes, gaming systems, Legos, etc. We helped provide 1,024 kids with gifts last year. We spend about $20,000 to run this program each year.
BE A PART OF THE MOVEMENT AND HELP MAKE AN IMPACT ON JENNINGS COUNTY YOUTH.
Join us Oct. 17 for our 2nd annual Benefit Ride. Registration begins at 11 AM.
Thanksgiving for Everyone will be Nov. 21. Join us for a FREE Thanksgiving Dinner.
Our Affordable Christmas will be on Dec. 12 this year. Click to see how you can help.