A $20,000 grant has been awarded to Danbury Youth Services. The Fairfield County Community Foundation is awarding the grant funding to Danbury Youth Services for its out-of-school positive youth development programming.
Among the programs that will be supported at the Girls as Leaders Club, Boys Leadership Society and Youth Employment Services.
Danbury Youth Services also highlighted their Earn A Bike Program. Participants learn social skills that encourage healthy decision making while developing the technical skills needed to repair a bike as well as the safety needed to use a bike on the road. The 10 week program often has a wait list.
Together, these programs serve more than 150 Danbury kids in Kindergarten through High School.