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Mission

Mission of Techie Youth

Techie Youth's mission is to create economic opportunities for at-risk youth, teens in foster care and low-income individuals facing challenging life situations, by utilizing technology-skills training to establish financial self-sufficiency and long-term career stability. Our emphasis is on redirecting the life-path of youth and young-adults who are on a track towards homelessness or incarceration.

Our methods provide each participant with opportunity & attention; this is our core ideology that is implemented by every Techie Youth staff member.

Specifically, we provide youth with a highly-tailored accelerated education in computer-technologies, hands-on training and individualized coaching to guide them towards a lucrative technology-driven career, and empower them to become financially self-sustaining career professionals.

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How You Can Help

Sponsor saving a child

$250

Sponsor saving a child

Save the lives of three kids

$750

Save the lives of three kids

Fashionable Functional Branded Gift Sponsorship

$6,000

Fashionable Functional Branded Gift Sponsorship

Laptop-backpacks gifted to 150-200 students, branded with your logo or message; students will commute all around NYC with these bags.
Patron for Teens in Foster Care

$10,000

Patron for Teens in Foster Care

Recruitment of all the teenagers in a foster care group home (orphanage for older youth) into the Techie Youth program.
Tech Enabler

$15,000

Tech Enabler

Give a laptop as a gift to the next 100-students who graduate Techie Youth to help them start their new tech-sector career. A decal with your logo or message will be affixed to each laptop.
Gracious Honoring

$20,000

Gracious Honoring

Formal classroom naming and dedication to a person or organization of your choosing for a semester-term. Includes signage and usage of the name-moniker among all staff and students.
Spreading Kindness<br />by Expanding Impact

$29,000

Spreading Kindness
by Expanding Impact

Sponsor expansion to the city of your choice.
Champion of<br />Techie Youth Plus+

$48,000

Champion of
Techie Youth Plus+

Help 40-60 TY++ "beyond youth" adult participants in dire-need situations get a new start on life through a career in high-tech.
Benefactor of a<br />Techie Youth NYC Semester

$75,000

Benefactor of a
Techie Youth NYC Semester

Help 150-200 foster kids and at-risk youth become financially self-sufficient technology professionals.
Open your heart and help a foster child

Open your heart and give as much as you can to help foster children who need you.

They have no one else.

Please donate now!

We welcome in-kind donations of items that are either useful in the classroom or can be gifted to our students, such as functioning laptops, bicycles, books, electronics, tickets to sporting events or activities, etc. We can arrange local pick-up for items in large-bulk quantities; otherwise, items will need to be delivered or shipped to our classroom (please contact us before sending anything.)

Email to discuss how you can contribute to this rewarding initiative.

We greatly appreciate the generous support from:

Gilt Groupe
TheLadders
Grindr
EnterpriseDB NuoDB
Microsoft
Aerospike
MarkLogic
And a special thank you to all of our private donors!
Techie Youth logoTechie Youth is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit registered charity of New York City
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