Enhancing the quality of life and health of those we serve
Legacy Connection - Youth Programs
Throughout the year, Legacy Connection staff are working hard to provide resources to at-risk youth in the Tri-State region. The Tri-state region consists of Bullhead City, Fort Mohave, Mohave Valley, Laughlin, Needles, Topock/Golden Shores, Peach Springs, and Oatman. Through established programs, over 1,800 youth each year are provided with various resources.
Backpack Buddies "Dress for Success"
Since 2004, the Backpack Buddies "Dress for Success" program
has been established as a pillar supporting youth with shoes,
uniforms, school supplies, undergarments, and other
necessities. The 2022 event served 1,100 youth. Additional kids
are provided these resources throughout the year through
Hygiene Kits Program
Hygiene kits feature a reusable clear zippered pouch, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrush, floss, body wash, and brush/comb to provide essentials to those who need them.
Coats for Kids Program
Coats for Kids was designed to provide youth with either a warm coats or school logoed sweatshirt for winter. The sweatshirts meet the dress code requirement at many schools in the area as they are school logoed.
Teen Shopping Night
Kicked started from a grant from Kohl's Cares from the Heart;
the Teen Shopping Night was developed to provide High School
students with a $100 Kohl's gift card to purchase needed items.
Immediate Need Fund
Serving as gap funding for pants/shorts needed by youth during the school year, the immediate need fund allows staff to purchase items requested by the school for individual youth. The fund allows staff to timely respond to requests for assistance for youth in need.