Our Leadership Development Program “Young People of Integrity” just keeps getting better and better. Today we Collaborated with The Church of the Master in an act of kindness by Feeding The Homeless. This event brought back so many memories of being homeless myself, but even more, it left a lasting […]

Community Lunch


We had an Awesome time collaborating with Hartzell United Methodist Church on a fundraiser Car Wash yesterday. You know kids are going to have fun regardless the task, that Is why I love this group of young people “We make it happen “. Great Job Guys!!!!!  

Car Wash Fundraiser


Our Youth Group Young People of Integrity really stepped up and did an awesome job today with our Community Service as we collaborated with Hickory Parks and Recreation, Clay Wilson &Associates, Hickory Police Department, and Pepsi to put on our 5th Annual F.I.R.E Community Festival at the Ridgeview Recreation Center.

Fire Festival 2017




Young People of Integrity prepare for the 2017 Charity Chase Tomorrow. We are so Excited and Ready to Go!!! Samantha’s Graduation Photos with Young People of Integrity

Meeting June 3rd


Eric Brandon from Lenoir-Rhyne University came yesterday to our group meeting to speak to our youth about what they need to do to get prepared to go to college. We received a wealth of knowledge and information, the youth and parents had lots of good questions.

May 6th Meeting



Young People of Integrity Volunteered their time Saturday Afternoon at the NAACP Spring event. The keynote speaker was Justice Michael Morgan for the North Carolina Supreme Court.

NAACP Spring Event


We had a wonderful day of fun Saturday; starting out at PDQ for an organized fundraiser put together by one of our board members/mentor Samantha¬†Crooks and the LR Student Government Association (Thank You Guys). Next, we were off to the movies at the Carmike ending a beautiful day watching” Beauty […]

April 1st Meeting


Today we spoke to our youth about Careers, Goals, and The Expectations of Life. We have 3 seniors this year one has been accepted at Johnson & Wales college in Charlotte, One has been accepted to Lenoir-Rhyne University, and one has her own apartment, going to school and holding down […]

March 4th Meeting



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Young People of Integrity broke out our new T-shirts at the THRIVE YOUTH SUMMIT AT LENOIR-RHYNE UNIVERSITY today. Our Theme this year (Which is in the back of our shirts) is “DREAM WITH YOUR EYES WIDE OPEN”

THRIVE YOUTH SUMMIT