b'Celebrating our A C C O M P L I S H M E N T S . growing our M I S S I O NW hat started as a dream in the days before smartphones and social media has becomea life-changing program for nearly 1,000girls in western Nevada County. Times have changed, but the far-reaching goal of The Friendship Club remains the samea preventative program aimedat helping youth maintain good health and make good choices throughout their lifetime. After-school classes and hands-on programs, on-site counselors, mentors, and developing friendships and sharing peer-to-peer experiences have been a recipe for success since 1995. Today, almost 150 youth are enrolled in the year-round program, a dramatic increase from the 15 the first year. Just as The Friendship Club has grown, so has the community and its needs. Weve expanded our efforts and introduced new programs to help all youth in the area, including those experiencing homelessness. Please review the following pages to learn more about our efforts and a few success stories. As always, we appreciate your support. M I S S I O N V I S I O N F O C U S A R E A STo ignite the potential ofEvery young person has Health and wellnessyouth today for vibranthope, opportunity and the Healthy relationshipscommunities tomorrow capacity to succeedGoal setting Self-awareness Self-sufficiency Communityconnectedness2 2 0 2 0 C O M M U N I T Y R E P O R T | T H E F R I E N D S H I P C L U B'