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SUPPORT THE YDC

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WE LOVE OUR
VOLUNTEERS

YDC has lots of ways for you to directly make a difference.

HOMEWORK TUTORIALS

Assist individual students with comprehending and preparing school homework assignments.

FIRST + SECOND GRADE LAB

Assist individual students with homework assignments, reading, and craft projects.

LIBRARY ASSISTANCE

Assist with keeping library books in order and helping students select and return books.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Assist with YDC’s annual Literacy Carnival, Christmas celebration, or Soiree.

Please note: A background check is required to work directly with our students.

 

Contact Brenda Ramirez-Enrichment Director at bramirez@ydc.org for more information about the volunteer opportunity that interests you most.

 

FINANCIAL SUPPORT

YDC relies totally on private funding to provide our comprehensive after school program. Invest in the future of a young, deserving student by contributing to YDC today. We are extremely grateful for contributions of all types – monetary donations, school and office supplies, or your time as a volunteer.

ONLINE HERE

BY CHECK

Make your check payable to “Youth Development Center” and mail to:

Youth Development Center, PO Box 280327, Houston, TX 77228

(If you wish to designate your gift for a particular use, please note that on the memo section of your check.)

MATCHING GIFTS

Your employer may provide a match to your gift. YDC will gladly provide the required documentation for this process. Please contact Kevin Barnett at kbarnett@ydc.org or 713.861.9470 for assistance.

MEMORIAL GIFTS

Make a thoughtful memorial tribute by donating to improve the life of a YDC student. Please provide memorial contact information so that an acknowledgment can be made.

RETAIL PARTNERS

When you purchase through Amazon.com using this link, Amazon will donate to YDC.

 

You can also link your Kroger Plus account to our community ID # 53224 and Kroger will donate to YDC.

 

If you would like more information or prefer to donate offline, please contact:

YDC Development Director, Gregory Pulscher at gpulscher@ydc.org

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WHY YOUR DONATIONS MATTER

As a privately funded organization, YDC relies on financial generosity to provide our after school program. Your financial contribution will make a difference in the lives of the children we serve!

We thank you for supporting our program, for believing in our children.

$10,000
DONATION

Software licenses for our learning labs for one year
 
Classroom supplies for our learning labs for one year

Gasoline for our buses for one year.

$5,000
DONATION

Curriculum materials, craft supplies and food for our Summer Enrichment program

Certified teaching staff for our learning labs for one month

Computer maintenance for our technology-based program for six months

$2,500
DONATION

Food for the entire program for one month

Professional development for our teaching staff for one year

$1,000
DONATION

Curriculum for our 1st and 2nd Grade Lab for one year

Library books for one year

$500
DONATION

Saturday field trip for our students

Mentoring curriculum and supplies for one semester

$250
DONATION

Transportation costs for one bus and driver for one week

Teaching staff for one learning lab for one day

$100
DONATION

Gasoline for our buses for one day

Food for our program for one day

NO AMOUNT
IS TOO
SMALL!

 

DONATE TO THE YDC

Not only does YDC believe in helping our students achieve academic success, but YDC also believes in developing and nurturing the whole child.  Through partnerships with other organizations and generous companies and foundations, YDC is able to provide enrichment activities, character development and other leadership opportunities for our students.