We teach kids to succeed.

YMP utilizes goal-setting, grit, and gratitude and the power of fitness, mentoring, and relationships to teach kids how to succeed.

What

YMP leverages the power of mentoring and fitness to help kids develop the skills needed for personal growth and success.

Who

YMP works with students across the Philadelphia region, many of whom live in under-resourced communities.

Why

Students overcome life obstacles more effectively when they have a positive adult influence to talk with and learn from.
Mentored youth are…

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less likely to get involved with drugs

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more likely to go to college

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more likely to improve their grades

The Mentoring Effect, 2014

Public/Private Ventures – Big Brothers Big Sisters 1995

YMP programs improve outcomes for at-risk students. Significant improvements have been reported:

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improved academic success

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improved social awareness and behavior

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greater levels of physical well-being

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greater levels of self-esteem

Source: PA Commission on Crime & Deliquency, Galbavy 2000

“I can honestly say that this program saved my life.”

-Kyle, student and mentor

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