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Youth Development Organization mentoring middle and high school students in leadership skills for employment and saying no to bullying.

Phone: 901-262-8642

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UCAN of Memphis is an organization that mentors at-risk behavior students in middle and high school. We mentor boys and girls who have been affected by bullying, low self-esteem and behavior issues which causes low academic performances.

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"We are excited to be named a Top-Rated 2017 Nonprofit,”says Executive Director Leshundra Robinson.We are proud of our accomplishments this year, including Bullying Prevention Conference and Leadership Conference.TheTop-Rated Nonprofit award was based on the large number of positive reviews that we received—reviews written by volunteers, donors, and clients. People posted their personal experience with the nonprofit. For example, one person wrote,“ UCAN of Memphis has helped so many students from bullying to Leadership. When they thought they coundn't do it, UCAN of Memphis said they could. They helped me to prepare for an interview by providing me with blazers and pearls. They taught me self confidence which helped me to overcome my anxiety. I'm thankful for organizations like UCAN of Memphis."

Become a sponsor or partner with one of our programs and/or events to help us become more impactful in the community.

You can make your donations by check, credit/debit card or in-kind donations.

Check – Make your check payable to UCAN of Memphis and mail to: UCAN of Memphis | 1779 Kirby Pkwy #1-318 | Memphis, TN 38138

Credit Card/Debit Card – Make your gift online using our secure donation. UCAN of Memphis accepts all major credit cards and debit cards.

In-Kind – Non-cash gifts of personal property, equipment, and supplies are welcome and appreciated. Contact Dominique Cox-Taylor at (901) 337-6736 to make arrangements for your gift-in-kind to UCAN of Memphis.

Contribution - 1) sign up with your Plus Card at http://krogercommunityrewards.com/ and use the code 33024 2) shopping at smile.amazon.com and selecting UCAN as your favorite charity.

Thank you in advance for your wonderful generosity and support. We look forward to seeing you and/or your company volunteer at one of our events!

Meet UCAN Sponsors

Become a “UCAN Supporter” and put a smile on the face of someone special.

Shelby County, Memphis, TN

Memphis Office of Youth Services

Sam's Club

Awards

Featured in RSVP VOX Poplar, Tri-State Defender, Daily News, Lipscomb & Pitts, WUMR U92FM, President awarded 2014 S.I.S. Award from Walking into a New Life and Single Successful Moms, Nominated in various categories with Nexus, Best in Black Awards and Volunteer Mid-South.

UCAN of Memphis has impacted 1,123 students in FY16 compared to 250 in FY15. We have supported local schools in programs such as leadership development, mentoring and bullying awareness. We have seen violent incidents drop from 6.38 per day in the 2015-2016 school year to 5.53 a day in the 2016-2017 school year. The total of 963 incidents compared to 1,110 in the previous school year, which had the same 174-day school year. (according to Daily News)

Target demographics: young adolescents to overcome obstacles and improve self-confidence
Direct beneficiaries per year: 1,123 students in the Mid-South area
Geographic areas served: the mission of Memphis, TN North Memphis area
Programs: mentoring, workforce development in leadership and soft skills, and bullying awareness and prevention

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Our mission is to strengthen young adolescents through mentoring, workforce readiness and bullying awareness which will bring forth positive growth in the community.

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