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Category Archives: Drop-In Center
This fall, we raised money to renovate our Drop-In Center and the large, unused vault behind the Drop-In Center. Thanks to a group of generous donors, we raised $226,115 for the renovation – to make sure our doors are open for the next youth who needs help. Read below to learn more about the plan, …
If you walk by the Drop-In Center on any given evening and look through the windows, you’ll probably see anywhere from 10-25 young adults unwinding from their day. They might be making themselves a cup of tea, playing Uno and joking with one-another, talking with a staff member, or helping with dinner preparations—much like any …
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. It turned out, however, that this woman didn’t own the house. The actual landlord came knocking …
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.” Spectrum youth are some of the …
Want to learn more about the lives of the young people you’ve helped? Watch “Spectrum Voices”, a documentary that tells the stories of the teens and young adults that use Spectrum’s programs.