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Lyons Industries, Inc. Donates $15,000 to Youth Solutions Annual Giving Campaign

Lyons Industries, Inc. Donates $15,000 to Youth Solutions Annual Giving Campaign

DOWAGIAC, Mich. – The path to a brighter future begins with building up and empowering the youth in our communities. Lance Lyons, President of Lyons Industries, is a strong advocate of this belief and in Youth Solutions programs that equip youth with the skills to overcome barriers and succeed in education, employment, and life. This belief led him to donate $15,000 in support of their annual giving campaign Build the Future. This year’s campaign is in celebration of their premier program, Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates (JMG), reaching a milestone of 15 years of serving youthFunds raised during the campaign go toward Youth Solutions programming, which impacts over 6,000 Michigan youth annually.
On Monday, September 18, Sonya Blanzy, Deputy Director for Youth Solutions, shared some words of gratitude at Lyons Industries, Inc. as she accepted this generous contribution to the annual campaign. "We’re really excited to be celebrating 15 years of JMG programming and all of the successes we have experienced over the years.  A lot of those successes are because of the generosity and support of our community and employer partners like Lance and Lyons Industries.  Each year, Lance is one of the first to step up in support of Youth Solutions and JMG during our annual giving campaign.  From the bottom of our hearts, we thank Lance and Lyons Industries for their support, partnership, and belief in our program!"
Lance Lyons has been a dedicated supporter of our programs for several years, providing both financial support and an open invitation to JMG youth from across the region to explore the inner workings of Lyons Industries and discover the many opportunities they offer. 
Lance shared his sentiments, stating, “Lyons Industries loves to support Youth Solutions and JMG because young people are our future.  We’ve been in the Dowagiac area for over 55 years.  We understand how important it is for each generation to have education and resources to sustain and grow the community as the world around us changes.”  He continued, "The longevity of JMG is amazing.  Not only does JMG serve the youth of our tri-county area but it’s growing throughout the state of Michigan.  The support and help JMG provides makes such a difference that other cities and communities see it and want it for their kids too." 
To help Build the Future like Lance, visit ouryouthsolutions.org/donate.
 
About Youth Solutions, Inc. Inspiring and connecting youth to achieve a future beyond imagination, Youth Solutions is committed to providing Michigan’s youth with motivation for an education, the experiences that prepare them for a job or career, and the tools to realize their potential. Youth Solutions has positively impacted more than 23,500+ youth ages 14 to 24 across Michigan. For more information about Youth Solutions, Inc. or to become a partner, visit us at ouryouthsolutions.org, follow us on LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter or like us on Facebook at @ourYouthSolutions.