Street Teens is a volunteer based, non-profit organization dedicated to assisting homeless, abandoned and at-risk youth in the Las Vegas Valley. Their primary goal is to meet the survival needs of the youth by providing them with basic necessities in a safe, compassionate environment. S.T.R.E.E.T is an acronym for their approach to helping homelessness and at-risk teens. They provide immediate support to help them Survive, they build relationships based on mutual respect and Trust. They provide the Resources and Education needed to build opportunities and self-esteem. Youth are Empowered to move forward and the result is that They become effective members of their communities.
How we helped
Donated funds from LUSH were used to purchase food vouchers and bus passes. These are distributed to at-risk teens, allowing them nourishment and use of public transportation to access employment and educational opportunities.