Have you ever wanted to impact the lives of young people in a positive way but find yourself unsure of how you can help? Ignite Youth Center in Mishawaka provides a positive environment that is fun and safe for youth grades 6-12. Our desire is to build a positive network of support by encouraging young people in areas of life skills, social interaction, mentoring, and homework assistance. Ignite Youth Center supports parents who may feel stretched with life's demands and need help navigating their children successfully through the middle school and high school years. Our ultimate goal is to help youth in our community reach their highest potential.
*Every school day 7,000 students drop out of school
*80% of first-time drug use happens between ages 10-14 years old
*80% of first-time drug use happens between the hours of 3-6pm
*85% of juvenile crime takes place between 2-7pm
When you partner with us, you join us in making a difference in the lives of many youth around you. Your financial support helps us to:
*provide cultural and social activities to enrich the youth
*teach them life skills
*enable ongoing support and relationship building
*help cover overhead costs of building and maintenance
Ignite Youth Center is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) through Ignite Michiana, Inc and all donations are tax deductible. We will send you a tax receipt at the end of the year!
- Online Giving: Click the “GIVE NOW” button for easy giving with your credit/debit card. You can easily set up recurring donations this way!
- Mail or in Person: Send cash or a check made payable to “Ignite Michiana”, to our physical address: 320 East 4th Street, Mishawaka, IN 46544… Please write Ignite Youth Center in the memo.
- Resources: We have been given couches, televisions, ping pong table, and more! If you have something you think we may need and want to put it towards a good cause, contact us!
- Volunteers: Give time towards hanging with students, leading youth, or taking care of the facility (cleaning, maintenance, etc).