Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have $15,000 to give to causes you care about in the greater Coatesville community? Well, teens in the greater Coatesville area will have a chance to be part of making a positive change in their own community by helping to donate $15,000 here in their own backyard!
The Coatesville Area Youth Philanthropy Program is the first program in this area that gives teens the opportunity to give back to their community by awarding funds to organizations in the greater Coatesville community through grant-making. Click here to read more.
During the summer of 2015, Brandywine Health Foundation Program Manager, Renée C. Fairconeture, and two Coatesville Youth Initiative ServiceCorps interns, Dayvon Bladen and Riya Patel (pictured above), worked diligently to create this new program for 12 to 15 teens between the ages of 14 to 18 who reside in the Coatesville area.