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Our annual giving campaign, Building the Future, is focused on raising funds to expand our programming and create more opportunities for Michigan’s youth.

Can we count on your contribution to Build the Future?


We ask for YOUR help in Making a Difference by Building the Future to raise $57,000 in support of Michigan's youth. Our Building the Future annual giving campaign begins on August 22 and runs for 15-weeks.

Your donations help Michigan’s youth gain valuable life experiences that will help them succeed in education, employment, and in life.

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“Without the support of my specialist, Mrs. Huggins, I don’t believe I would have ever gotten to a place where I would realize my true potential. Mrs. Huggins changed the lives of many students, and I am grateful to have been one of them.”

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We invite YOU to Build the Future!
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Join us in Celebrating 15 years of JMG Programming! 

 Funds raised through our Building the Future campaign, will not only impact individual lives, but will also contribute to the overall development of Michigan’s communities. By investing in Youth Solutions, you're investing in building a brighter future for Michigan. 

ome of the ways your contributions can make a significant impact:
  • Provides essential resources and support services for youth, helping them to remove barriers to ensure they can fully participate in the program.

  • Provides youth with professional clothing to wear for interviews or job experiences.

  • Sponsors a youth to attend one of our three annual youth focused events that provides opportunities for skills development.

  • Purchases the materials and supplies needed to deliver career exploration activities to entire JMG classes.

  • Would provide JMG specialists with a safe and secure two-way multilingual communication platform to use with their classroom of JMG youth.

  • Provides transportation to campus tours, job shadow experiences, and tours of potential employer facilities.

  • Provides trauma informed care resources so that JMG specialists recognize and respond to individual students' needs.

  • Provides transportation for one JMG program to attend one of our three annual statewide events.

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  • Provides scholarships and/or financial assistance for deserving youth who lack the resources to pursue higher education.

  • Sends one of our JMG youth to an invitation only student leadership development conference in Washington D.C.

  • Provides JMG youth with a summer work experience or internship.

A Timeline of our History

Celebrating 15 Years of JMG!

‘08 - ’09

First JMG program launched in Berrien County at Benton Harbor High School under the leadership of Kinexus Group.


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Many companies will match their employees' donations, which means you can DOUBLE your impact on Michigan's youth.

You just have to ask! Here's how you can increase your impact:

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Social Media Toolkit

Help us promote our Building the Future Campaign on social media!

We’ve created the following social media toolkit that provides the resources you need to promote our Building the Future annual giving campaign!

Building the Future Toolkit

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