Get Involved

Each and every contribution helps us support the hundreds of young people we see every month. We know these youth by name; they are driven, motivated, and determined to reach their goals. Thank you for partnering with us as we walk alongside youth on their journey to a safe and stable future.

Below you’ll find information on the current opportunities to help out at A.Y.A. Email advancement@ayayouth.org with any questions. Thank you for your support and generosity!


Give a monetary donation and help youth experiencing instability to own their future.

Provide a Meal!

Every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, we provide our youth a hot meal. You can help by sponsoring a meal or preparing one yourself to be dropped off! Email us to Sign up: advancement@ayayouth.org

Donate Goods

Purchase essential items for HQ, AYA’s drop-in center, that youth so desperately need.


Partner with AYA and offer your time and energy.


Attend an upcoming AYA Event.

Corporate Sponsors

Sponsor an Event and Partner with us in walking alongside youth in Grand Rapids that need it most.

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Covid-19 Update


0 – 5% of drop-in staff have COVID or are in isolation AND/OR Kent County data indicates a lower risk level AND/OR potential COVID transmission or exposure among AYA staff and/or youth is low.


Some capacity limits; Expanded community partners, up to 2 people/agency; standard donation drops; all tours allowed; in-person meetings allowed following COVID guidelines.

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