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Invest Your Time & Talents in Effective Organizations

Each year our grant applications ask each student-nominated organization to share the various ways that young changemakers can contribute to social change through their organization. If you are interested in sharing your Ts for good, take a look at the opportunities below

Teen Living Programs

Human Services- 

Basic Needs

Nominated by 3 classes and winners of 2 grants, TLP works to "[build] community, hope and opportunity for youth who are homeless... [and] address their immediate needs and help them achieve independence and stable housing."

TLP has a variety of volunteer opportunities available for both individuals and groups. One great need for either an individual or volunteer group is at TLP’s community garden, located on-site at Belfort House, in Bronzeville. The garden provides endless opportunity for volunteers and young people from TLP to contribute. Beginning this spring, the garden creates a place for youth to learn, explore a new skill set, maintain responsibility, and grow their own food. With the help of volunteers, we hope to maintain the garden for 2018! Volunteers will attend to TLP’s community garden by clearing out weeds and bushes, cutting back plants, Planting vegetables & flowers,  raking of yard & plant beds, & cleaning up grounds around the property.


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