Youth Central is a dynamic and creative organization started in 1992, located in Calgary, Alberta. Our mission is to inspire, engage and celebrate youth through community participation. Through Youth Central, young people (12-18 years of age) are engaged in the community through volunteerism, given a voice, celebrated for what they bring to the community, and inspired to do even more for our city. Youth in Calgary seek opportunities to take initiative and make a difference. Youth Central fills this need in the community by engaging and empowering youth and showing them that they can make a difference. We help them see their inherent value and amplify it. We are not only creating the leaders of tomorrow; we are creating the leaders of today! Youth Central engages over 1100 youth annually!

Through our nine programs, youth can volunteer with various community agencies, join a foundation and learn about philanthropy, serve on a leadership committee, plan events, blog about community issues, and voice their opinions to community leaders. These programs offer youth the opportunity to learn about the value of giving back to the community and its rich diversity, gain important life skills such as leadership, decision making and responsibility, increase self-esteem, make community connections, and become active citizens. Youth Central is the go-to agency for youth volunteering.


Text KIDS207 to 30333 to donate $10. 
Shaw Communications will match every text donation made on a dollar-for-dollar basis, up to a total of $150,000. 

Online donations can also be made below


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