As a donor, you can make a meaningful impact in the lives of countless young individuals striving to unleash their potential. Your financial or in-kind tax-deductible contribution allows us to continue our vital work and support our programs that empower and uplift our youth.
Have you ever wanted to make a positive impact on the world? By contributing to the right organization, you have the power to change lives and create a better future for all. We believe that every person can make a difference. Whether you have time, money, resources, or expertise, your contribution can help transform lives and create lasting change. By giving back to your community, you show kindness to others and set an example for those around you.
We can foster positive change in our society by empowering young voices and providing them with platforms to express themselves. We provide opportunities for young individuals to develop their talents, gain confidence, and make a difference in their communities.
But we cannot do this alone. We need passionate individuals to join us in our mission. Your support can help us expand our reach, offer more programs, and provide resources to those who need them most. Whether you volunteer your time, donate, or spread the word about our cause, your contribution will have a meaningful impact on the lives of countless young people.
We are proud of our impact thus far, but we know much work still needs to be done. With your continued support, we can expand our reach and make an even greater difference in the lives of those who need it most.
We are excited to share with you the various ways you can support our mission and positively impact the lives of the youth and families we serve. Your contribution can truly make a difference, no matter how big or small.
If you have a vehicle or vessel you no longer need, consider donating it to Voices of Our Youth. Your generous donation will help us continue our work in reducing the prison pipeline and providing support to those in need.
By making a monthly donation, you can become a Partner in Hope and provide ongoing support to our programs and services. Your consistent contribution will enable us to make a lasting impact in the lives of youth and families in the Antelope Valley and surrounding areas.
We accept donations of new or gently used items that can benefit those in need. From clothing and household goods to educational materials and toys, your donations can directly impact the lives of youth and families in our community.
Consider sponsoring one of our upcoming events. Your support will help us raise awareness and provide vital resources to our programs and services.
Whenever you shop on Amazon, you can support Voices of Our Youth using Amazon Smile. A portion of your purchase will be donated to our organization at no additional cost.
If you own land or buildings that are not being utilized, you can make a significant impact by donating them to Voices of Our Youth. Your contribution will help us expand our reach and provide even more support to our community.
Many employers offer matching gift programs. By taking advantage of this opportunity, you can double the impact of your donation. Check with your employer if they offer a matching gift program and support Voices of Our Youth today.
Your support is crucial in helping us create a culture that embraces diversity, prosperity, and integrity for every community member. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of youth and families who need it the most.
We still have items on our wish lists that we would greatly appreciate your support with. By donating the following items, you will help us advance our mission and bring new programs to life. Your generosity will make a significant impact in our community.
Gift Cards: Walmart, Grocery Stores, Home Depot or Lowe's, Visa or Mastercard
Gas Cards ($20+)
Family Entertainment Gift Cards (movies, bowling, skating, fast food)
Paper/Plastic Plates, Cups, Bowls, Utensils
To Go Food Containers
Garbage Bags (Flex w/ fabreeze)
Dawn Dish Soap (Blue)
Lysol Wipes and Spray
Printer Ink: Canon Maxify 1200XL
Jumbo Tip Sharpies
To effectively serve our community and deliver impactful programs and services, we require an office space that meets specific requirements. These include a minimum of three offices to accommodate our staff, a welcoming reception area for community members, restrooms for convenience, a conference room for meetings and collaborations, and a multipurpose room for various activities.
In addition to these office space needs, we also require an attached warehouse. This warehouse should be spacious enough to accommodate large walk-in refrigerators and freezers. It will serve as a vital storage facility for all donated items, allowing us to sort and distribute them to those in need efficiently. The warehouse will also support the programs and services we aim to offer, ensuring our community receives the support and resources they deserve.
By finding a suitable office space with an attached warehouse, we will be able to enhance our impact and better serve our community. Your support in helping us secure such a space would be greatly appreciated.
Voices of Our Youth faces challenges securing trucks to pick up donated food and merchandise. This has resulted in missed opportunities to collect valuable resources for our community. To address this issue, we seek to acquire our own truck, enabling us to be more efficient and responsive to donation calls. This means we can accept every donation opportunity that comes our way, ensuring that no valuable resources go to waste. Having our own truck will enable us to streamline our operations, increase our outreach, and ultimately create a stronger and more prosperous community for all.
We face a challenge when it comes to handling the donated pallets we receive. We have to manually remove the boxes one by one from each pallet, which is a time-consuming and labor-intensive process. To overcome this obstacle and streamline our operations, we are in need of a forklift with a capacity of 5,000-7,000 lbs. A forklift would greatly enhance our efficiency, allowing us to handle the pallets more quickly and effectively.
Our Voices of Hope Distributions provide essential resources to those in need. These distributions have been incredibly successful, with lines stretching more than 5 miles long. We understand that waiting in the heat can be challenging, so we make it a point to greet each car and offer cold water to participants personally. However, we believe we can do more to improve the experience for everyone involved.
That's why we are seeking your support to acquire a golf cart for our distributions. This golf cart would not only enable us to offer cold water more efficiently. Additionally, it would greatly enhance our ability to navigate the distribution site, allowing us to move from one end to the other much faster.
Furthermore, the golf cart would also serve as a means for dignitaries to greet their constituents. We believe that this personal touch adds a special element to our distributions and fosters a sense of community and connection.
Your contribution can significantly impact our efforts to serve the community. Together, we can create a more comfortable and efficient experience for those in need.
We understand the importance of providing essential resources, groceries, and supplies to those in need and our unhoused neighbors, especially in the Antelope Valley community.
Using personal vehicles to transport these items has proven to be dangerous and costly. We recognize the need for a safer and more efficient solution. By acquiring a passenger van, we will be able to consolidate your efforts into one vehicle and reduce gas costs significantly.
With a branded vehicle, we will become recognizable and create a stronger community presence. The van will symbolize hope and support for those experiencing homelessness, reminding them that they are not forgotten.
By providing a reliable and dedicated means of transportation, we can ensure that the distribution of groceries, including pizza and cases of water, is done more effectively. This will allow us to reach more individuals in need and make a greater impact on the community.
In order to ensure the well-being of those we serve, we utilize our personal vehicles to transport individuals and families to appointments and assist with shopping. However, we recognize that this approach can be risky for our team members and the individuals we serve. Therefore, a passenger van would secure safe transportation. By doing so, we can enhance their access to essential services while prioritizing their safety and the well-being of our volunteers.
Due to the climate conditions, it is crucial for us to have misters in order to serve our community at events effectively. The high temperatures can be extremely challenging for our crew, and having these misters will greatly enhance their comfort and well-being. Your support in providing these misters will make a significant difference in our ability to continue serving the community. Thank you for considering this request. To assemble one mister kit, we require the following items, which can be conveniently found at Lowe's.
Kobalt 7-in 3-Speed Indoor or Outdoor Blue Misting Stand Fan w/ 3 yr Protection Plan
Item #1774925 Model #KMF 1124A-03
$129.00 + $15.97 = $144.97
Kobalt Power Tool Battery Kit w/ 3 yr Protection Plan
Item #1500190 Model #KBC 2424-03
$149.00 + $24.97 = $173.97
Lowe's 5-Gallon Commercial Bucket
Item #4853 Model #57640
United Solutions 5-Gallon Blue Plastic Bucket Lid
Item #2260158 Model #PN0154
Above Items Can be Bought Together for $326.20
Minimum of 4 Kits Needed.
We are seeking industrial shelving to facilitate the organization and accessibility of our sorted donations. These heavy-duty storage tubs will house a variety of essential items such as toothpaste, soap, toothbrushes, brushes, shampoo, conditioner, baby clothes, hygiene products, razors, hand lotion, and sanitizer. By investing in this storage solution, we can streamline our inventory management process and ensure that these much-needed items are readily available for those in our community who need them most.
Global Industrial Wide Span Rack Grey
96Wx36Dx84H, 3 Shelves, Wire Deck 1100lb. Cap. Per Level
3 units needed
Sterilite 15g Durable Rugged Industrial Tote W Latches Black 12 Pack
3 sets needed
We are in need of industrial clothes racks that can handle the weight of the donations we receive. These sturdy racks will enable us to efficiently hang and sort a variety of clothing items, including men's and women's clothing in various sizes, interview attire, prom dresses, coats, and more.
Investing in these durable clothes racks ensures that our donation center remains organized and accessible to those who rely on our services. With your support, we can create a welcoming environment where individuals can easily find the clothing they need to meet their everyday and special occasion needs with ease.
12 racks needed
We are always looking for unique and impactful ways to engage with the youth in our community. That's why we are excited to share our plans to take small groups of youth on camping trips. These excursions will provide a fun and memorable experiences and an opportunity for us to connect with the youth, understand their struggles, and offer mentorship to guide them through life.
In our quest to find the perfect option for these trips, we have done extensive research and are thrilled to introduce the Thor Motor Coach Aria 4000 in Sapphire. This remarkable vehicle is equipped with everything we need to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable experience for everyone involved. With the ability to sleep 10 and 2 bathrooms, it provides the perfect space for our small groups.
By embarking on these camping trips, we aim to create a supportive and nurturing environment where the youth can open up, build relationships, and gain valuable life skills. Your support as a donor will help us make these trips a reality and have a lasting impact on the lives of the youth in our community.
A pontoon boat would provide us with the means to offer unique experiences to small groups of youth, such as fishing, swimming, and even whale watching. These are opportunities that they may not have access to otherwise. Additionally, being able to interact with their peers in a fun and engaging setting can help break down barriers and allow us to better understand the underlying issues they may be facing. By engaging youth in enjoyable activities, we create an environment where we can uncover the root causes of their challenges.
Item # 90742
Model # MXM3-72R
By having a reserve of food readily available, we are able to swiftly address emergency calls for assistance and provide immediate relief to those in need. Additionally, this allows us to store resources for upcoming events and distributions, ensuring that we can continue to support our community in the long term.
Item # 90691
Model # MXM3-72F
By having a readily available supply of food, we can promptly assist individuals in emergencies and meet their immediate needs. Additionally, this allows us to store essential items for future events and distributions. With this capability, we can provide families with a variety of meats, enabling them to create nourishing meals for their loved ones.
Item # 980200839
Model # PG188H
Our organization provides hot meals to the homeless community during the winter, ensuring they have a warm and nourishing meal. To further support their well-being, we also provide heaters to create a comfortable and safe environment for them to gather. These heaters not only keep them warm, but they also offer a respite from the harsh elements they face daily. To sustain this initiative, we require propane tanks for each heater. Your generous contribution towards this essential need will significantly impact the lives of those in need.
Item # 118447
Model # 1120830
Movie nights are more than just a fun way to spend an evening – they're an opportunity to connect with our youth and foster a sense of community. Films not only entertain but also inspire and spark meaningful conversations.
And what's a movie night without popcorn? Freshly popped popcorn is a classic movie snack that adds to the overall experience.
Item # 164559
Model # 3030
We believe in spreading joy and creating unforgettable experiences for the youth in our community. That's why we want to offer a delightful treat at our community outreach events - cotton candy! We all love this classic fair treat and want to bring that same sense of fun and excitement to our events.
Not only is cotton candy a delicious treat that tastes great, but it also comes at a low cost. This means that we can provide this sweet indulgence to as many young people as possible, ensuring everyone can enjoy the experience. We believe every child deserves moments of happiness and delight, and cotton candy is the perfect way to make that happen.
By offering cotton candy at our community outreach events, we aim to create a sense of togetherness and celebration. It's a simple pleasure that can bring people together, regardless of their background or circumstances. We want to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcome and valued.
Item # 164440
Model # 1003S
As the scorching summer heat becomes unbearable, we all yearn for a flavorful and refreshing way to cool off. And what better way to beat the heat than with a delicious snow cone? With just a few syrups, you can create a wide variety of mouthwatering concoctions that will satisfy your taste buds and provide a much-needed respite from the sweltering weather.
Imagine the satisfaction of biting into a fluffy mound of shaved ice drizzled with your favorite syrup. The burst of flavor and the instant relief from the heat is simply unbeatable. And the best part? Snow cones are a treat that can be enjoyed by people of all ages, making them a hit at community events and gatherings.
Snow cones also serve as a great source of relief for our unhoused community. With limited access to shelter and resources, staying cool in the blistering heat can be a major challenge for them. Snow cones offer a simple yet effective solution, helping keep them cool and hydrated during summer.
We understand the importance of supporting and uplifting all members of our community, especially those facing difficult circumstances. By providing snow cones to our unhoused neighbors, we offer them a refreshing treat and show them that they are seen, valued, and cared for.
Item # 980201527
Model # CVCB-48NG
Item # 980201438
Model # CVMG-48LP
Item # 980201392
Model # CVHP-36-6LP
Item # 980257167
Model # GFW-100D