The Y.O.U.T.H. Friendship Foundation was incorporated in the state of Alabama on August 22, 2005. The founder’s are active duty military officers stationed at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. The foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization.
To fund and develop integrated comprehensive youth enrichment programs focused on education, character, and leadership development to ensure Madison and Limestone Counties youth are served in the following areas: Health, Education, Leadership, and the Arts.
To provide enhanced educational opportunities to our youth. Our goal is instill high aspirations in our YOUTH and teach them the importance of OBEDIENCE, UNITY, TRUTH, and HELP in the accomplishment of their life endeavors.
To be the most highly regarded community service organization in Madison and Limestone Counties with a driving focus to enrich our youth and communities.
We believe partnerships with government, nonprofits, business, and communities working together will ensure that all children in Madison and Limestone Counties are on the path to accomplish their dreams.
OUR CORE VALUES
High Aspirations – Strong desire for high achievement in school
Duty – Accepting full responsibility for your actions in school
Respect – Treating parents and teachers with love and value
Courage – To do what is right when adults are not present
Honor – Displaying our Y.O.U.T.H. values every day
Loyalty – Listening and supporting our parents, teachers, classmates, and friends
Integrity – Do not lie, admit your mistakes, and tell the truth
Confidence – A trusting relationship with your parents, teachers, classmates, and friends
Selfless-Service – Give back to your community and make a difference
Caring – Be concerned for your parents, teachers, classmates, and friends