The Crisis

CO UpliftIn Denver there are more than 65,000 kids at-risk. These kids live in a world with fractured family structures and minimal parental guidance. Every day is a struggle with instability, uncertainty, fear, and physical and emotional abuse. With a large percentage of these kids lacking relational support, the results can be devastating. Many struggle with academic underachievement and the inability to avoid high risk activities happening around them. The numbers below reveal the magnitude and impact of this growing problem.

    65,000                         around 40%                           $2 million
      kids at risk                                          do not graduate                            cost per dropout