2020 Young Humanitarian Award Finalist

New Real Life Partner – Umoja Generation

By: Shelly Burningham Youthlinc – Real Life is pleased to announce a new partnership with Umoja Generation.  Umoja Generation is a Utah non-profit supporting refugee youth in the Salt Lake area.  Fiston, Mwesige, founder and president, organized this program in

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Checking in with Joji from Fiji

By: Joji Raqio As a teacher at Mataso Primary School here in the Fiji Islands we were fortunate to have formed a wonderful relationship with this amazing organization. They first came to our school in 2018 and we have been

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The Impacts of Real Life on Jile Tangishaka

By: Brooke Boyd Real Life is Youthlinc’s afterschool Refugee peer to peer mentoring program. Last year I was a Real Life Intern at the Sunnyvale location. Jile was a senior in high school who would come to the after school

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The Fiji Business Committee

My name is Venice Lupus and I was a part of Fiji July 2019 as a member of the business committee. Almost everyday as a part of the business committee, myself and one other member would teach business seminars to

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2021 Recruitment Intern

Service Year Recruitment Interns

In an effort to spread the word about Youthlinc and the Service Year program, we decided to get the help of some stellar Youthlinc alums. We are so excited to introduce the following 9 individuals who have been selected as

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Max Bengtzen

Student Spotlight: Max Bengtzen

I’m max bengtzen and me and my family have been involved with Youthlinc for over ten years. We as a family have traveled on eleven trips to six different international service sights as well as served countless hours locally with

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Donor Profiles

Donor Profile: A. Ray Olpin University Union Building

Thanks to our generous partnership with the A. Ray Olpin University Union Building, any Young Humanitarian finalist committed to attending the University of Utah will receive an additional scholarship from the University Union Student Leader Scholarship Fund. Over the past two years,

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Donor Profile: Utah State University

By: Justin Powell Youthlinc and Utah State University have been working together in a variety of ways for the past fifteen years.  Originally students and faculty took part in the Service Year program and dozens of USU students were able

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Donor Profile: Key Bank

By: Justin Powell Youthlinc would like to thank Key Bank for supporting our groundbreaking event as a sponsor!  Due to their generosity, all costs associated with the event were covered and all donations made by our donors are going directly

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Juan Diego Catholic High School Partnership

By: Jackie Moynihan There are so many amazing organizations in our community that make what we do at Youthlinc possible. Today, we would like to take a minute to highlight one of those organizations, Juan Diego Catholic High School.  Juan

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Donor Profile: Synchrony Bank

Synchrony Bank has been a major donor and partner for Youthlinc and it’s flagship after-school peer mentoring program, Real Life.  Because of a landmark grant from Synchrony Bank in 2014 and through a wonderful partnership agreement with Promise South Salt

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Michel Foundation

Donor Spotlight: Michel Foundation

Youthlinc is fortunate to have many donors that help us achieve our mission of creating lifetime humanitarians.  Seminal among those is the Michel Foundation.  They began supporting Youthlinc in 2009 and have never stopped.  Cumulatively, over the past 12 years

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Fiji 2019 Computer Project

Donor Profile: Low Family Foundation

Youthlinc would like to give a big THANK YOU to the Low Family Foundation for their support of a variety of projects at Youthlinc. The Low Family Foundation has funded our construction projects in Fiji for the past two years,

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Thank you to our Donors!

Thank you to our Annual Benefit Donors

Youthlinc hosted our Annual Benefit virtually this year. We were overwhelmed with support and contributions. During the program we awarded our 2020 Real Life Scholarhsip Winner, our 2020 Young Humanitarian College and High School Winners.  We announced a new Youthlinc

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Eccles Foundation

The George S and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation has generously sponsored the Young Humanitarian Award from it’s conception in 2005. As our flagship Young Humanitarian donor, they have  generously contributed $132,000 in scholarship funds to service minded high school and

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Donor Profile – Nate Wade Subaru

Nate Wade Subaru has been a donor to Youthlinc for more than a decade! They have generously supported the Youthlinc Annual Benefit each year as an event sponsor. Their generosity has allowed that every penny raised that night, including entrance

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