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Here are all the projects which have been successfully founded or are still in search of support. Scroll down to discover more and get in contact with YIF project leaders.
HOKEY POKEY HUGS: Deep Touch Therapy for Immigrant Children
To raise awareness about the lack of emotional support being provided for refugee children, and working to bring refugee children more opportunities for healthy psychological development through up-cycling old articles of clothing to make weighted stuffed animals or “hugs” which will be donated to detention centers for the children’s use.
Have Hope, Give Hope
Have Hope, Give Hope’s mission is to assist child refugees by giving them the same opportunities as Americans. We will partner with two organizations equipped to assist refugees in our area, the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants and Dawn Creations, to provide refugee children in our area with backpacks full of educational, recreational, and health supplies
Eliminate Plastic Straws
‘Eliminate Plastic Straws’ is a public awareness campaign that encourages consumers to use environmentally friendly straws instead of single use plastic straws. ‘Eliminate Plastic Straws’ is also in the process of creating an environmentally friendly straw made of seaweed for consumer use.