Portland YouthBuilders


To support young people who are committed cto changing their lives in becoming self-sufficient, contributing members of the workforce and their community. PYB serves low-income youth ages 17-24 who have dropped out of school and are looking for a second chance.

Bottom Line for Portland

Every year, Portland YouthBuilders helps 200 young people with a combination of education, vocational training, leadership development and long-term support. On average, 85 percent of PYB students finish high school and are placed in college, an apprenticeship or the workforce.

“I just completed high school at PYB and I’m ready for an apprenticeship and a career. For kids like me who didn’t have the best role models, we really rely on the skills, confidence and support that PYB gives us.” —Ayesha, PYB graduate

Business Partners

Scott Edwards Architecture will match the first $2,000 in G!G donations to PYB.


How far does a $10 donation go with your organization?

$10 helps give students a nutritious meal.

How far does a $50 donation go with your organization?

$50 covers the cost for one student to take a GED test, leading to high school completion.

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