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A Million for What Matters

Would you like a chance to win a 2015 Ford Escape? How’s that for possibility? Amp the Cause (formerly Concerts for Kids) has selected Colorado Youth at Risk as a beneficiary in A Million for What Matters. Amp the Cause is a Denver-based nonprofit that raises support for local youth-serving organizations. A Million for What Matters is their fundraiser that will raffle …

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CYAR joins the Amazon Smile Program

Colorado Youth at Risk is now participating in the Amazon.com AmazonSmile program! Now, every time you shop on Amazon.com, a portion of your sale goes to CYAR! AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact …

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CYAR Announces New Executive Director

The Colorado Youth at Risk Board of Directors is proud to announce Drew DeMarie as its next Executive Director! Drew will focus on implementing the new 3-year strategic plan focused on improving existing mentoring programs, increasing organizational sustainability, and some exciting new expansion opportunities.  Drew was part of the Strategic Planning Committee that met weekly for 13 weeks over the …

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CYAR Mentor Wins Kaiser Permanente Volunteer of the Year Award

Lee Culbertson Recognized at the Annual Kaiser Permanente Summit Banquet for Outstanding Achievement in Community Service As a Teen Parent Advisor at Kaiser Permanente, Lee works as a counselor assisting pregnant young women and their families by ensuring her clients have a healthy pregnancy and empowering them for a life of independence and self-reliance. Lee was drawn to Kaiser Permanente’s’ philosophy …

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Graduation Celebration Highlights Youth Academics, Empowerment and Mentoring

2012 CYAR Touchstone Celebration Sponsored by ITT Technical Institute On May 15th at 5:30 pm student graduates, mentors, families and supporters will come together at the City Park Pavilion to celebrate at the 2012 Colorado Youth at Risk Touchstone Graduation Event. This event celebrates the successes of the Manual 4 and George Washington 6 Colorado Youth at Risk mentoring communities …

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Colorado Youth at Risk Mentee Receives Daniels Scholarship

Mentee, Gabbie shows tremendous leadership with her peers Denver – May 3, 2012 –Colorado Youth at Risk (CYAR) Touchstone Senior, Gabriella “Gabbie” Atsepoyi has been named a recipient of the Daniels Scholarship.  Gabbie was nominated for the Daniels Scholarship by CYAR Program Manager, Drew DeMarie, because she exhibits great leadership skills and strength of character.   The Daniels Scholarship, awards a …

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Two CYAR Student Leaders are Granted 2012 Mayors Youth Award

2012 Mayor’s Youth Award Granted to Two Colorado Youth at Risk Student Leaders February 29th, 2012 – South High School Senior, Amira Kiass, and George Washington High School Senior, Briauna Persinger, are being recognized by Mayor Hancock and granted the 2012 Mayor’s Youth Award for overcoming adversity and showing strength and determination. The awards will be presented by Mayor Hancock …

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Colorado Youth At Risk Seeks Executive Director

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Job Announcement and Position Description Posted February 1, 2012 About Colorado Youth at Risk Colorado Youth at Risk is a community based non-profit organization passionate about the transformational work we provide youth and volunteers in our community. Our mission is to empower teenage students to make life choices that positively impact their future through community-based mentoring and intensive …

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CYAR gets $5000 from CoBiz Cares Foundation

CoBiz Cares Foundation Board trustees Kent Ingram, CBB-West, and Kathy Beckwith, CoBiz Wealth, present a $5,000 check to Colorado Youth at Risk.

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CYAR on 9News

Executive Director, Patti Bennett, was interviewed on 9News morning show.  Click here to watch the interview.

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