A New Year: New Beginnings for Youth

Green in wallEvery day, over the Teen Feed meal, young people begin to take steps towards of safety, stability and happiness. Every warm meal, every positive choice made, every goal achieved brings remarkable young people closer to the life they envision for themselves. It is our privilege to work with you to meet the basic needs of homeless and at-risk young people, so they can focus on making the future they dream of a reality.

Youth Voices: My wish for the New Year is…

  • to know all my friends and family and case managers are safe for the holidays.
  • to obtain housing and find a cure for AIDS.
  • to not be broke.
  • to end homelessness.
  • to have a healthy baby.
  • to love myself and be content.
  • to have a phone that works.
  • to have housing.
  • to get a job where I can use my brain at work.
  • to not be homeless.
  • to have fun.
  • to have anything!
  • to have new experiences.
  • to be clean from heroin.
  • to be at peace.
  • to have custody of my child.
  • to have warm shoes.
  • for everyone to get what they wanted for the holidays.
  • to have stability.
  • to get a job.
  • for my son to have a good Christmas.
  • to see my sister and family again.
  • to have a house or a job.
  • to have true peace.
  • to have housing or a tent.
  • to have new shoes.
  • to see my sister graduate High School back home.
  • to see more of my family.
  • to have housing.
  • to be loved.
  • to go back to school and do graphic arts.
  • to get off the streets.
  • to quit smoking cigarettes.
  • to get a stable income and off the streets.
  • to be able to have control over my habits.
  • to have my son back in my life.
  • to move to a new state with a job, and have it guaranteed.
  • to have healthy relationships, a great home for my daughter, and success with a job.
  • to end my stage being homeless and become more comfortable.
  • to have new shoes and a gingerbread house.
  • to have a puppy.
  • that Hatlo still works at Teen Feed.
  • to acquire stable housing.
  • to have my own place to live.
  • to get into school.
  • to get a job and a place to stay.
  • to quit smoking and have a better job!
  • to see my family.
  • to make progress, and education, and get my $$$ up!
  • to be enrolled in school.
  • to start over now and be successful.
  • to be independent.
  • to stay off the streets.
  • to get into housing.
  • to be in my own apartment.
  • to have a healthy baby.
  • to be able to make money.
  • to have a home.
  • to make progress.
  • to get into housing.

Help young people as they make their futures off the streets a reality. Click here to make a 100% tax-deductible gift today! For more information, please reach Suzanne Sullivan, Director of Development and Communications at suzanne@teenfeed.org or 206.949.1092. Teen Feed is a not-for-profit organization, Tax ID #94-3034862.

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