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Transforming  young people’s lives and transforming the fabric of our society.

Here's what your dollars achieve.

Every gift counts. It takes a team of case workers, advocates, trainers, recruiters, prospective parents, and of course, young people to pave paths toward permanency. 

Each step is important and we need your help!


Pays for transportation and food when youth meet one-on-one with their YGB recruiter.


Buys supplies, food and refreshments for monthly foster care youth group.


Allows YGB to host a fun-filled monthly Game Night for youth and families.


Covers weekly space rental for one training class on how to become a parent to an older kid in foster care.


Provides food and supplies for our youth holiday parties where many matches are made.


Covers the cost of our home study program that is required to certify an adoptive family.


Covers the cost of a parent attending our 10 week parent training class to prepare them to parent a traumatized child.


Covers the cost of recruitment, training, background checks, home study – everything needed to certify a parent.


No gift is too large or too small as your donation directly benefits our ability to match kids and find parents.

You Gotta Believe is a tax-exempt charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Our Federal Tax ID # is 11-3272603. Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law. To send your donation by check, make payable to You Gotta Believe and mail to:

You Gotta Believe
3114 Mermaid Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11224

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