SHENANGO VALLEY URBAN LEAGUE, INC.

SERVING THE SHENANGO VALLEY, GREENVILLE / NORTHERN MERCER COUNTY AND GROVE CITY

AMOUNT DONATED: $799.76

The mission of Shenango Valley Urban League, Inc. is to ensure equal access and opportunity for African Americans and others in need; to empower individuals to cultivate and exercise their fullest potential. The Shenango Valley Urban League, Inc. implements its mission through advocacy, bridge building, program services and research.

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Giving Week Progress:

FUNDRAISING GOAL: $3,000

  Programs Supported by Your Donations  

The Summer Youth Apprenticeship Program (SYAP) provides adolescents with employment skills through job shadowing experiences at local businesses, companies, schools and agencies, as well as classroom training. The program operates in the summer during the months of June through August SYAP participants earn stipends while…
-Developing pre-employment and employment skills
-Applying academic skills in a work environment
-Strengthening decision-making and problem-solving skills

Youth are required to attend orientation, career training, jobsite shadowing, Wellness Wednesdays, Lunch with Leaders Series, Enrichment, and Career Camp.

These experiences teach youth the importance of…
-Communication Skills
-Goal Setting
-Professional conduct and appearance
-Punctuality
-Money management
-Resume and cover letter construction
-Teamwork skills
-Academic achievement

  Needs that Cannot beMet without Your Help  

The Shenango Valley Urban League has had to cancel our main annual banquet fundraiser three times since the pandemic started in 2020. It would mean a lot to us to have your support as we strive to continue the work that we do in the community such as providing housing counseling, financial and budget literacy assistance, WIC, community outreach, and youth and education programming. Helping the underserved and disenfranchised is our mission and having the funding support helps us maintain a level of service that everyone deserves and should have.

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