Media Relations

Mental Health Action Day
May 19, 2022

Youth INC kicked off Mental Health Action Day with the Nasdaq Opening Bell, launching its Speak Out: Mental Health Is Health campaign that aims to normalize mental health conversations, create a connection to resources, and inspire action.

Youth INC raises a record $3 million at its Celebration Gala
November 10, 2021

Celebration Gala achieved unprecedented fundraising results, raising over $3 million to invest in Youth INC’s powerful network of more than 75 nonprofit partners. The event honored Adena Friedman, Nasdaq, and Sister Tesa Fitzgerald, Hour Children.

Sister Tesa honored with Lifetime Achievement Award
November 3, 2021

Youth INC honors Sister Tesa Fitzgerald, CSJ, with Lifetime Achievement Award at its Celebration Gala on Monday, November 8.

Youth INC appoints three new Directors to its Board
October 19, 2021

Youth INC welcomes Anu Aiyengar, global co-head of mergers and acquisitions, J.P. Morgan; Ken Prince, head of capital markets, Americas, Advent International; and Adrianne Shapira, managing director, Eurazeo, to its board.

Youth INC to honor Adena Friedman at Celebration Gala
September 21, 2021

Youth INC to honor Adena Friedman, President and CEO of Nasdaq, with the John C. Whitehead Leadership Award at its 27th Annual Celebration Gala on Monday, November 8, 2021.

Prosperity Collective, a new partnership with RevJen Group
August 12, 2021

Prosperity Collective will help nonprofits uproot outdated beliefs and practices that perpetuate financial instability and underinvestment in nonprofit leaders.

#StartSmall Donates to Youth INC's COVID-19 Fund
August 4, 2021

Twitter and Square co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey has donated $750,000 to Youth INC’s COVID-19 Response & Recovery Fund through his philanthropic initiative #StartSmall, bringing the Fund to over $2 million raised to date.

$1 Million in COVID-19 Response & Recovery Grants
December 1, 2020

Youth INC distributes $1 million in grants to its nonprofit partners. We are committed to standing alongside our nonprofit partners and pushing through the longstanding barriers highlighted by the pandemic that prevent NYC youth from thriving.

Over $2 Million Raised from Celebration Un-Gala
November 1, 2020

Celebration Un-Gala honoring Roger Ferguson, TIAA President and CEO, raised over $2.1 million. On receiving the John C. Whitehead Leadership Award, Ferguson spoke on the importance of education and his appreciation for Youth INC's work.

Youth INC Launches COVID-19 Response Fund
May 1, 2020

The COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund, seeded by the Blackstone Charitable Foundation and Nuveen, ensures that our nonprofit partner network sustains its economic viability and capacity to deliver throughout the pandemic.

10th Annual Chips for Change a Success
May 29, 2018

The 10th Annual Chips for Change, hosted by our Young Professionals Board, held an engaging fundraising event at the Yale Club of New York City. Surpassing our 2018 fundraising goal and last year’s success by more than 10%, the event raised funds to help support our mission: to empower our nonprofit partners to transform the experiences of more than 200,000 youth in NYC.