Last summer, Asia rented a room in a house, signing a lease with the woman who owned it and who also lived there. Taking college classes and working full-time, she diligently paid her rent on time for four months.Continue Reading
Photos from the 2019 Empty Bowl Dinner
Held each October, the Empty Bowl Dinner brings together guests who chose a handmade ceramic bowl to keep and fill it with soups donated from several local restaurants, all while supporting local teenagers and young adults.
Read the story of how one young woman came to Spectrum.
“I didn’t know where to go. I had to pack a duffel bag and I had one trash bag of things. I walked down the street and was just standing in the neighborhood like, ‘Where do I go? What do I do?’”
A year of “you-are-not-alone”
2018 at Spectrum was made possible by our incredible community of donors, volunteers, and mentors. As one of our youth recently said,
“I can honestly say that I don’t know where I would be now if it weren’t for Spectrum welcoming me with open arms when no one else would.”
Calling all non-superheroes! Spectrum is looking for new mentors
You don’t have to be a superhero, all you need to be is a friend. There are about 50 mentees waiting to be matched and the commitment is only about four hours a month.