The YBA is a sponsorship program enabling opportunity (formally known as at-risk) youth, in Mercer and Auglaize Counties, with the opportunity to enroll in and attend local programs, activities, and events which may otherwise be out of their reach. The Mercer County Prevention Coalition has developed the YBA, in conjunction with Foundations Behavioral Health Services, a non-profit, 501(c)(3) – All youth selected to participate in the YBA will be referred by local agencies/personnel who can verify that the youth would not otherwise be able to engage in activities.
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Your donation may be used:
- To cover a child’s weekly or monthly fess for activities such as dance, karate or gymnastics classes.
- Fees for other organized sports.
- Cost of required uniforms or protective equipment.
- Funding organized & supervised activities for teen dances or themed parties.
- Internship/Apprentice programs and skill-building groups.
Donor Level $10-$99 *To show our appreciation, your business name will be listed on our fliers and program t-shirts.
Sponsor Level $100-$499 *Business name will be displayed on fliers, social media, banners (at area festivals & events) and t-shirts.
Mentor Level $500 & Up *To show our appreciation, your business name will be listed on our fliers, social media, banners (at area festivals & events) and t-shirts and we will thank our Mentors, by name, in local print and broadcast media.
To be a sponsor please click link below specify “YBA” as Account Number/Invoice Number or send payment with YBA Donor Letter to Foundations Behavioral Health Services – 4761 State Route 29, Celina, OH 45822 Attn: Laura Sanford, Prevention Coordinator,