$1 of every PlanOmatic order is donated to At-Risk Youth in the Denver Community
Bridging the Gap connects young adults exiting the child welfare system with housing and personalized supportive services. The Mile High United Way program aims to help at-risk youth transition into adulthood.
As young people transition out of the child welfare system, the majority are unprepared for adult life.
Have Been Homeless Since Leaving Foster Care
Employed by the Age of 24
Graduate High School On-Time in Colorado
PlanOmatic has provided the following benefits to foster youth
who are exiting the welfare system this year.
10 Yoga Classes
12 Coaching Sessions
4 Financial Literacy Classes
1 Week of Resume Building
and Job Training Classes
Stable and Safe Housing
for 3 Years
1 Move-In Kit That Includes
New Home Essentials
Workforce Development Program Focused on Providing Assessments and Access to GED Preparation and Exams
6 Backpacks Containing: Laptop, $200 Gift Card, and Other School Supplies to Bridging the Gap Youth Preparing for College
Virtual Expungement Clinic to Assist Youth with Removing or Sealing Criminal Defenses from Their Records
Help Participants with Obtaining Vital Documents like Birth Certificates
Provide a Month of Career-Focused Programming, Including Resume Building + Mock Interviews
Survey Scholarship Recipients to Better Understand Their Needs and Help Them Reach Their Goals
Host a Voter’s Rights Workshop to Ensure
Clients Know Their Rights When it Comes
to Voting and Civic Participation
My life has changed tremendously since Bridging the Gap. I've completed a year in college. I own reliable transportation. I now have belongings and an actual home to come home to. I've started becoming self-sufficient and have started achieving my goals.