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United Way Social Innovation Accelerator

We aim to connect at-risk, homeless and foster youth across North Texas with their community. We commit to walk beside these youth while helping them rewrite their future. We seek to replace labels of loneliness and hopelessness that once defined them with opportunities and the ability to get to a place of sustainability. TOGETHER WE THRIVE because we know we are Better Together!!

Who Coached You to Finally Be You?
1 in every 3 youth navigate life without a consistent influence
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United Way Social Innovation Accelerator
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TOGETHER WE THRIVE aims to connect vulnerable, homeless, foster, and sex trafficked youth across North Texas with their community. We commit to walk beside these youth while helping them rewrite their future. We seek to replace labels of loneliness and hopelessness that once defined them with opportunities and the ability to get to a place of sustainability. TOGETHER WE THRIVE because we know we are Better Together!!

There are 46 million youth in America. 16 million will grow up without a consistent influence in their life.

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That's 1 in 3 Youth​

These young people over-index in

Skipping School
Underage Sex
Gang Participation
Violent / Aggressive Activity
Theft / Petty Crime

When a youth has a consistent influence in their life: The positive outcomes are improved skills, behavior, increased academic achievement, increased self-esteem, and increased self-control.

Dax's Story

Featured Video

Learn about Dax and his small business we are able to support because of the love and contribution of our community.

We have found that Life Coaching changes lives

Whether we are coaching inside or outside of their four walls, our youth are thriving towards a place of sustainability. From graduation, job acquisition, and financial development to family reconciliation and new business startup... Success with our youth takes on many forms.

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Over 200 Youth in North Texas served each week by Together We Thrive

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Over 10,000 hours with youth across North Texas .

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Community Partners

The real successes are not because of our organization, but the collaborations with our service partners, local companies, congregations, restaurants, and retailers that have gotten behind us, and most importantly, YOU, our supporters.

Principal Brooks

Pinkston HS

Principal Brooks speaks to the impact of Together We Thrive being on campus and the Life Coaches influence on the students.

"The impact the program has had on the students cannot be overstated as the students involved have all seen improved attendance, better behavior, and a general appreciation for the opportunity to receive an education and better their futures. "

David McDaniel
David McDaniel Pinkston HS, DISD

"Together We Thrive is changing the lives of teens. Tracey has a way of connecting with these kids that amazes me. I have observed them impacting more lives each year"

Shawana Carter
Shawana O. Carter Chief Hope Dealer, Carter's House

    "The Life Coaches of Together We Thrive truly "do life" with our residents. They support, cheer them on, celebrate successes, and walk alongside our young ladies"

    Lisa Mumford Program Director, Ebby House

    "Homeless and at-risk students are forgotten within our community, but Together We Thrive is deep in the trenches serving. They are vital to the DFW community and hundreds of students have benefited because of their efforts"

    Latame Phillips
    Latame Phillips VP of Development, Hunger Busters