I know that God brings growth to the seeds we plant and water, but sometimes a different kind of tree grows up than what we were thinking! That’s exactly what happened at SCYM this past fall. It was my first week on the job as Executive Director and one of the first things on my […]
“I have attended 9 out of the 10 elementary schools in Springfield, as well as all 3 middle schools!” Bryan exclaimed, with a look of achievement in his eyes that quickly turned to one of pain as he remembered why he had needed to switch so frequently.Bryan is a 17-year-old senior enrolled at Cliff Park […]
The 2019 SCYM Spring Dessert is coming soon! Join us for this free annual event on Monday, April 8, or Tuesday, April 9, at the Hollenbeck-Bayley Conference Center. The Spring Dessert features an amazing buffet of desserts donated by area restaurants and bakers, along with stories and testimonies of Springfield kids. You’ll also learn about […]
What if we told you that you could help hundreds of Springfield kids through quality programs, and feature your business at the same time? The Spring Dessert banquet, SCYM’s signature fundraising event, is coming up on April 8-9, 2019, at the Hollenbeck-Bayley Conference Center. Admission to the Spring Dessert is free, with a lineup of […]
Do you know a funny kid between ages 9-18 in the greater Springfield, Ohio, area? Someone who’d love the chance to make people laugh on stage? Brand new in 2019, SCYM is pleased to announce … the Funniest Kid in Springfield contest! Auditions will be held Saturday, January 12, from 1:00-3:00 pm at Champion City […]
Did you know that you have a superpower for good? It has to do with your influence on the people you know to give. Here it is: Your voice is 60 times more powerful to influence your peers’ giving than any other person’s. That means that no matter how well an organization can tell people […]
Earlier this month, students met with members of local businesses to complete educational challenges during the second annual Tour de Biz.
Jeanne Cramer is a homeschooling mom who attends Cornerstone Baptist Church and began volunteering at STARS last spring. In the spring, Jeanne started working with a second grader during homework time. This little girl was really uninterested in doing her homework, so much that other volunteers had a difficult time trying to get her to […]
Maddie is a ten-year-old girl who loves singing, dogs, watching YouTube, and playing with her friends. When the school bell rings on Tuesdays and Thursdays this fall, she’ll be bouncing out the door of school and onto the STARS van headed to Westside Christian Community. At STARS, Maddie loves getting a snack, playing board games […]
2017 wrapped up a few months ago, but here is a look back at 2017 “by the numbers.” We’re so grateful for the great big team for kids God has put together in Springfield!