Individuals, organizations, and businesses frequently hold fundraising events to benefit YOTO. These are called “Third Party Fundraisers” since YOTO staff does not participate in the planning or coordination of the event or cover costs that may be associated with running the fundraiser. We supply community organizers with agency information, help with promotion through our newsletter and website, and on occasion provide a mutually agreed upon number of volunteers to assist during the event. Please call the office at 293.1136 if you are planning an event to benefit YOTO students so the agency can provide you with support!
Recently, the Youth On Their Own office was notified that teens/youth identifying themselves as
YOTO students were canvasing local neighborhoods, requesting monetary donations door–to-door. If
this should occur, please DO NOT give money or anything else to these people and notify the police
Youth On Their Own students and organization do not solicit “door-to-door” and Youth On Their Own
students do not canvas neighborhoods. Donations made to Youth On Their Own are made directly to
YOTO either by mail, at yoto.org, or at YOTO events.
We thank you for your continued support and urge you to exercise caution when anyone comes to
your door for a donation.