Why is Afterschool Essential?

Why is Afterschool Essential?

School is the main priority for most kids. However, according to Jen Rinehart, VP for policy and research at the Afterschool Alliance, kids only spend about 20% of their time in school. So what about the other 80%? With such a relatively small amount of time spent in...
The Power of Gratitude

The Power of Gratitude

Every holiday season we gather with friends, family, delicious foods, and we are reminded to be grateful. But what exactly does it mean to be grateful? Gratitude can be hard to define – is it an emotion, a behavior, a personality trait? Although landing on an...
Teaching Empathy

Teaching Empathy

Over the past few weeks, our students have been learning about empathy. In a world where many people are quick to judge, react without thinking, and argue their points without truly listening to their opponents, empathy is needed more than ever. In the schools we...
Mother Daughter Sweat for a Cause!

Mother Daughter Sweat for a Cause!

Join DMF Youth for a unique sweat and bond fundraiser for mothers and daughters benefitting local at-risk youth. Lead by Lindi Duesenberg, DMF Youth founder and veteran Physique 57 instructor, this health and wellness fundraiser will begin with 45-minutes of dance...
Back to School Happy Hour!

Back to School Happy Hour!

Join DMF Youth for mix and mingle happy hour at Amity Hall Downtown on Wednesday, September 18th and help us raise awareness about DMF Youth’s impact AND raise funds to send five at-risk youth to our afterschool programs this fall! We will have an amazing raffle...

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