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Help Inner City of Milwaukee Youth

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Donate now to provide Health & Wellness packs to underprivileged families in need.

Our mission is to equip underprivileged youth and their families with the life skills to become self-sufficient. Your gift helps provide access to mindfulness tools and expose kids to yoga, breathe work, and sound bowls techniques for coping and reducing trauma.

According to NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

  • 1 in 6 U.S. youth aged 6-17 experience a mental health disorder each year
  • 50% of all lifetime mental illness begins by age 14, and 75% by age 24
  • Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among people aged 10-14

65% of children in the neighborhoods we serve live in poverty. Rates of violent crime in neighborhoods in the City of Milwaukee including the neighborhoods we serve (Harambee, Silver Spring, Bronzeville, Sherman Park, and Metcalfe Park) . The 3v3 Safe Summer Program will disrupt harmful environmental conditions by equipping youth and families with information, resources, and tools to build their efficacy and strengthen social connectivity.

How your gift helps:

  • Increase youth sense of belonging
  • Improve youth interpersonal and reasoning skills
  • Increase physical activity among youth and their families
  • Increase youth and family understanding of health topics and resources
  • Improve youth and family interactions and social connectedness
  • Increase youth understanding of how to decrease stress and trauma by using mindfulness tools