Building Relationships for Success

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Message from Our Founder

Our Mission

We believe that relationships are the key to successful youth development. Through mentorship and housing support, our goal is to create sustainable, interdependent communities, lessening the burden on public systems.

The Problem

Youth who transition out of foster care have dismal success rates. As these youth, and other under resourced transition aged youth, enter adulthood they carry a greater risk of having lifelong negative outcomes.

Our Approach

We provide comprehensive mentorship and housing support services to transition aged youth, with a focus on those impacted by the foster care system. It all starts with a relationship.

Success Stories

John W.

Razing the Bar is helping me prepare for success by…

Tony L.

My experience with Razing the Bar has a lot to do with…

David S.

This program gave me the opportunity to live with…

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