47
97
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of youth remain in school and are promoted next grade

77
95
%

of youth graduate high school

11
68
%

of HANDY Scholars graduate college

59
94
%

of youth attending weekly tutoring improved

12
97
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of youth improved school attendance

83
92
%

of youth decreased risky behaviors

ABOUT

HANDY

HANDY’s mission is to achieve positive, lasting change for youth by providing life skills, education and a supportive community.

Founded in 1985, HANDY has met the needs of more than 45,000 Broward County children in foster and relative / non-relative care associated with the child dependency system.

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UPCOMING

EVENTS

Saturday, October 6, 2018 | 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Schoolapalooza 2018

ArtsUP!
529 NW 1st Ave Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301

The excitement of receiving a brand new laptop, entering state-of-the-art educational programs, and finding the perfect first-day outfit is just the beginning for HANDY students. Join us for Schoolapalooza, our annual back-to-school Extravaganza in celebration of their ongoing personal development and studies.

An exciting evening of arts, creativity and innovation, Schoolapalooza will feature live and silent auctions to raise funds for back to school necessities with the objective of creating brighter futures for HANDY youth. With musical entertainment, cocktails, and hors d’oeuvres provided by local eateries, guests will have another fantastic opportunity to empower HANDY youth at a crucial moment in their lives.

Studies show prepared students have higher confidence in the classroom, improved behavior and grades, reduced absenteeism, and better attitudes toward school and learning. As part of our mission to achieve positive, lasting change for youth through life skills, education, and a supportive environment, we look to our community to provide these back to school essentials. Your support can make the difference for our HANDY youth!

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HANDY is a proud recipient of funding from the following donors.
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of youth demonstrated improved interactions

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of youth did not obtain new law violations

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of youth did not cause a pregnancy

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of youth did not use alcohol or drugs