The vision of the Jones Family Foundation in the
area of Youth Development is to provide transformational learning, mentoring,
and character building for Red Wing youth that will positively influence
their development as citizens. We can accomplish this through funding initiatives
partnerships with other community organizations that provide mentoring and experiential
opportunities for Red Wing Youth.
Red Wing Youth Outreach – The mission of Red Wing Youth Outreach is to provide intervention, education and mentoring programs for at-risk adolescents that enable them to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of everyday life. Programming includes one-on-one and group meetings and activities, after school homework help and socializing, community service projects, young moms groups and special activities. Red Wing Youth Outreach youth workers have become the first line of defense in observing serious social and health issues for at-risk youth, frequently referring students to professionals for issues such as depression, anxiety and eating disorders. Red Wing Youth Outreach also works to connect kids and families to healthy activities offered throughout Red Wing and the surrounding community.
Kid Count Abused Children’s Program – Kids
Count Abused Children’s Program is a program that provides
safety and support to youth ages 0-18 who have experienced neglect,
emotional, physical or sexual abuse or those who have witnessed violence.
program, offered through HOPE Coalition, serves more than 300 area
youth each year, most of whom are residents of