Florence Burden Foundation Awards Grant to Charlotte White Center LifeJackets Program | Families
LifeJackets~the youth development program run by the Charlotte White Center~received a gift of $3000 from the Florence Burden Foundation! The Burden Foundation has been a supporter of the youth program for over a decade. The grant was made by the foundation at the recommendation of Family Members William H. Burden and Megan Stewart-Burden.
LifeJackets is a community based youth development program built upon the foundation of youth serving youth and community collaboration. LifeJackets offers youth opportunities to build trust, mutual respect, dignity, life skills , and self-esteem. LifeJackets offers a safe, nurturing, peer-helping culture, which empowers youth to take personal responsibility for their choices and actions. Through peer helping, community service, wilderness adventure and mentoring, youth in LifeJackets are equipped to make choices that help them better navigate the waters of life.
LifeJackets meets once a week during the school year and has a summer expedition trip to culminate the year long experience. This program is open to all and is free! For more info, contact Pam Jacobson with CWC at 564-0133.
Thank you Florence Burden Foundation!
This program is solely funded through grants and donations with no fee for participants!