November is National Homeless Youth Awareness Month

We are taking this month to bring awareness to a national problem. According to the California Homeless Youth Project, 200,000 youth under the age of 18 will experience homelessness for one or more days during the year in California. The majority of these youth were born into these circumstances with little to no fault of their own. They are working hard to better their lives and get the help they need.

We have partnered with local businesses this month to help bring awareness. So grab a friend or family member and go to one of these great businesses listed below. You will not only be supporting local and bringing awareness to youth homelessness but you will also be supporting YouthHope! Spread the word!

November 1st at Market night. A percentage of sales will be donated to YouthHope.







November 6th, 50% of sales will be donated to YouthHope. Must bring flyer. Redlands location. Download flyer here






November 10th and 11th, 10% of proceeds will be donated.








November 13, 15% of Gourmet Pizza Shoppe proceeds will be donated to YouthHope. Bring this flyer with you. Download flyer here






November 15th, 10% of all proceeds will be donated to YouthHope. Must have flyer. Download flyer here



Every day in November, International Day Spa will donate 20% of sales from the Orange Display





Participate in the Turkey Trot Thanksgiving morning and part of the proceeds go to YouthHope.







YouthHope Foundation is an independent, certified, 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization.  The organization was established in 2009 to build confidence and promote self-sufficiency for homeless, runaway, and at-risk youth, ages 14-24, by providing trust, hope, support, and education. YouthHope was established to provide a support system for youth in a safe and caring environment so they may grow to be healthy, self-sustaining adults.

We draw youth to our program by providing hot, nutritious meals Monday through Thursday. Since YouthHope bagan in 2009, YouthHope has served a hot meal to over 3,000 different youth.

YouthHope provides services through the following four core programs (Click on each program to learn more about each program):

The target population served by the YouthHope Foundation is one of the communities’ most vulnerable. Many of the youth we serve are victims of insufficient family structure, aging out of the foster care system, drug addiction, and homelessness. YouthHope Case Managers recently surveyed 340 of the youth attendees. Of these,

26% were homeless and living on the streets,

25% were abused as young children,

15% were in the foster care system,

34% have parents with drug or alcohol substance abuse problems, and

89% were classified as low-income.

YouthHope is located in Redlands, California and provides services to youth residing in the City of Redlands and from the surrounding areas of the Inland Empire. According to the California Homeless Youth Project, more than 33,000 youth in San Bernardino County are classified as homeless and can be found living on the streets, couch-surfing, or lacking adequate night time residence.

For the 2017/2018 school year, YouthHope saw the following successes:

  • 416 bus passes were handed out for youth going to school

  • 350 hours were spent on GED tutoring

  • 49 youth created resumes

  • 83 youth filled out job resumes

  • 46 youth earned their Food Handlers Certificates

  • 35 youth received tutoring services

  • 10 youth participated in GED/HiSet preparation.



Please consider making a donation to YouthHope  to help end the cycle of youth homelessness.