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OUR MISSION:

Life to the full.

Introducing adolescents with disabilities to Jesus Christ and helping them grow in their faith.​
 
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Who We Are

at a Glance

1941

Young Life begins in the USA

In a town in Texas, at the request of his pastor, a young associate pastor named Jim Rayburn began showing young people how much God cares about them by showing up in their world and sharing the message of God's love through Jesus in ways and words they could understand and relate to.

100+

Countries with Young Life staff and leaders

Today, Young Life is a global organization with local focus. You'll find Young Life leaders from diverse cultures, nationalities and backgrounds in over 100 countries around the world. ​

Two million

young people reached by Young Life staff and leaders

Whether it's in cities or villages, towns or tower blocks, in countries on every continent, Young Life leaders are working with over two million young people, right in their own neighborhoods.

348,000

Kids involved weekly

Since 1941, Young Life leaders have walked with kids and earned the right to be heard in an exhausting and exciting world. In 2018, 348,000 kids were involved every week all around the world.

Where To Find Us

You Were Made For This

 

Your story matters, and it can make a difference beyond what you imagine.

Kids around the world are searching for hope, meaning, and belonging.

We get in it with them and accept​ them as they are.

Kids have the chance to live life to the fullest.

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