College Bound delivers essential resources and encouragement for youth attending college. Participating youth connect with potential lifelong mentors and successful JIT College Bound Alumni, receive laptops and printers, learn valuable tips on money management, legal matters and practical purchases, and pair up with a JIT Volunteer Shopper to buy essential dorm furnishings and school supplies.
Our goal is to raise $12,000 through online donations and peer-to-peer campaigns where you inspire your circle of friends to make contributions of as little as $25-$50. A small gift that can make a big difference on a milestone birthday, after completing a successful semester, or getting a new job – reminding them that our community...
Just in Time for Foster Youth (JIT) thanks all the members of our community who invested in transforming transition for over 700 individual young men and women this past year! Those contributions of time, attention, energy, in-kind contribution and funding were leveraged to create more supportive housing, higher college enrollment rates, increased savings, and powerful connections to future success.
The old saying goes “Give people a fish and they eat for a day. Teach them to fish and they can feed themselves for a lifetime.”
At Just in Time, we believe there’s another step that is even more powerful: make them part of a fishing community.
That’s the goal of our model of service; to connect young men and women in transition with a whole community of caring adults and other motivated former...
Helping Transitioning Foster Youth
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JIT provides immediate financial support in emergency situations to transitioning foster youth.
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