[Give Chances] June Weekly Newsletter 4

Apply for Priority Consideration by TOMORROW, June 30th for the
Chance Makers Leadership Council!

We are excited to announce that applications for the 2023-2024 Chance Makers Leadership Council are now open!

At Give Chances, we firmly believe that leadership is a crucial skill for creating positive change. The Chance Makers Volunteer Leadership Council is specifically designed to help students develop the skills and qualities needed to become effective leaders in their communities. By joining this esteemed council, members will embark on a transformative journey of personal growth, empowerment, and community engagement.

Throughout the school year, students will participate in an enriching curriculum centered around monthly themes such as Team Building, Ethics and Integrity, Public Speaking, Grassroots Organizing, and more. Our program offers a variety of leadership workshops, engaging guest speaker events, and hands-on activities designed to enhance their leadership capabilities. The pinnacle of the program will be the Annual Panelist Discussion Event, where council members will have the opportunity to recruit mentors, plan event logistics, and network with peers and professionals.

As a member of the Chance Makers Leadership Council, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of leadership while developing practical skills and experience in leadership and service. These invaluable experiences will equip them to make a positive impact in their community and become an effective leader in future endeavors.

Here are some benefits of Chance Makers membership:

  • Cultivation of leadership skills and teamwork experiences
  • Exposure to diverse perspectives and experiences
  • Development of time-management and organizational skills
  • Opportunities to network with peers and community leaders
  • Potential to make a positive impact on the community and build a sense of civic responsibility
  • Enhancement of college and job applications by demonstrating leadership and community involvement
  • Potential qualification for the Presidential Volunteer Service Award with volunteer hours
  • Potential Recommendation Letters for College and/or Internships by Program Coordinator

If you have volunteered with Give Chances for at least six months, want to improve your leadership skills, and have a keen dedication to service, this is the perfect opportunity for you!

To ensure consideration, we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. Please be aware that applications will not be reviewed once all seats for the cohort have been filled.

Apply Now!


For any questions or further information, please feel free to contact Sarah M. at sarah@givechances.org or Pauline K. at pauline.kw@givechances.org. We are here to assist you throughout the application process.

Thank you for your continued support and dedication to creating positive change. We look forward to receiving your application and the opportunity to work together towards a brighter future.

2023 Love & Sharing Concert

Mark your calendars and save the date! Give Chances is thrilled to invite you to our highly anticipated annual Love & Sharing Concert, taking place on September 27, 2023 at 100 Grove Street Tenafly, NJ 07670.

As valued members of our organization, we believe your presence and support will truly make a difference in the lives of those we serve. The concert promises to be an unforgettable experience, where the power of music will intertwine with our shared dedication to creating equal opportunities for all.

By attending, you will not only enjoy a captivating evening of entertainment but also contribute directly to Give Chances' mission. Tickets are priced at $100 each. We encourage you to invite your friends and family to join us. Together, we can share this memorable night with supporters who share our vision of a brighter future through education.

This year’s Love & Sharing Concert serves a greater purpose beyond the music. It serves as a testament to our collective determination to build a new headquarters for Give Chances. This new space will be more than just a physical structure; it will be a place where dreams are nurtured, talents are honed, and barriers are overcome. With classrooms, art studios, vocational training facilities, counseling rooms, and community spaces, our new headquarters will provide a safe and inclusive environment for individuals to flourish.

We understand the significance of this goal and the impact it will have on the lives of our students and participants. By attending the concert, you will directly contribute to the construction of our new headquarters. Your support will enable us to create a space where dreams can take flight and where our participants can receive the support they need to thrive.

We kindly request you to consider joining us at this remarkable event! If you have any questions or would like more information about the event, please reach out to Executive Director Anna Lee at anna.lee@givechances.org. A link to purchase tickets will be available shortly.

Thank you for your continued dedication to Give Chances and for making a difference in the lives of our participants. We look forward to sharing this incredible experience with you!

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