Our youth need friends
Friends of the Ithaca Youth Bureau (FIYB) is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the Ithaca Youth Bureau in its endeavors. As a city department, the Ithaca Youth Bureau is precluded from directly allocating its resources and staff toward soliciting private funding. In light of increasing youth needs and decreasing government budgets, the Friends of the Ithaca Youth Bureau was established to support the Ithaca Youth Bureau in fulfilling its mission:
“The Ithaca Youth Bureau strives to provide youth with the tools they need to build a successful life for themselves and change the world for the better. We believe that all citizens can be physically, mentally and spiritually healthy, and socially and civically engaged. We help prepare youth to live successful lives as adults by providing a variety of recreation and youth development opportunities that will help youth develop to their full potential. We lend support to discouraged youth who are struggling to find their place in the world. We help our program participants understand that all people have a place in this world and together we can create a better tomorrow.”
Friends of the Ithaca Youth Bureau is an independent nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. New members are always welcome. Check back often for updates, and get in touch with us about how you can get involved!
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