- Make healthy change in your community
- Make new friends
- Build your resume
- Get community service hours
- Win gift cards
- Free food at all meetings
Teens for Change 1st Annual “Summer Kick-off” Event
Teens for Change Youth Leadership Board envisioned, planned, and executed a youth-friendly “Summer Kick-Off” event by teens for teens. There were yard games such as Jumbo 4 in a Row, Cornhole, Spikeball, and Jenga, as well as the everyday park things to do such as hang out with friends, listen to music and enjoy the climbing structures. There was even a food truck, “Just-A-Buck Truck,” Kona Ice, and the Local Lemonade Lady.
The Easter Bunny and Teens for Change hide Eggs for local youth
Teens from the Teens for Change Youth Leadership board helped hide eggs around Trupp Park for the Easter Bunny at the 2022 Town of Bennett Easter Egg Hunt.
Youth from the Corridor work on the 2021 Mural, “Stronger Together” in Trupp Park
Local I-70 Corridor youth have been working diligently to complete this years art mural being displayed at Trupp Park next to the stage. You can follow progress and see the end result by visiting the park or attending Bennett Days on September 11, 2021.
I-70 Youth and TFC Youth Enjoy Painting and Pizza
Teens For Change and youth from the I-70 Corridor enjoy an afternoon of Painting and Pizza led by Jamie Zerr and sponsored by I-70 Corridor Communities that Care and The Town of Bennett.
Teens For Change Plant a Garden
TFC Youth Leadership members planted vegetable seeds in the Bennett community garden at their May meeting. TFC plans to distribute the vegetables to residents along the I-70 Corridor in hopes of helping decrease food disparities.
TFC assisting Joyful Journeys with Hygiene and Shelf-Life Bags
Teens For Change (TFC) youth leadership board members leaped on the opportunity to help their community by joining Joyful Journeys in passing out shelf-life bags and hygiene bags at Bennett Park and Recreation District. This opportunity was made possible through a grant Joyful Journeys received from Adams County to put together and hand out the bags to community members along the corridor that need assistance with food disparities.