2007-2008

First year for LYPC!

3 students, from 3 different schools

2011-2012

LYPC Year #4

19 students, from 10 different schools

2015-2016

LYPC Year #8

31 students, from 10 different schools

2008-2009

LYPC Year #2

10 students, from 7 different schools

2012-2013

LYPC Year #5

19 students, from 9 different schools

2016-2017

LYPC Year #9

28 students, from 11 different schools

2009-2010

LYPC Year #3

13 students from 8 different schools

2013-2014

LYPC Year #6

28 students, from 10 different schools

2017-2018

LYPC Year #10

30 students, from 16 different schools

2010-2011

LYPC Year #3

15 students, from 9 different schools

2014-2015

LYPC Year #7

29 students, from 7 different schools

2018-2019

LYPC Year #11

36 students, from 15 different schools

HISTORY

2007-2008

Year one...the beginning! 

Mission: To support programs that help children with behavioral and self-esteem issues
Grantee #1: Brooklawn ($1500) for their Lifebook Program - Provide photo/scrapbooks for boys coming into the facility
Grantee #2: Maryhurst ($3500) for their Horticulture Program - Provide a raised-bed gardening site, seeds and gardening implements
*Grants were doubled by an anonymous donor
 

2007-2008

Year one...the beginning! 

Mission: To support programs that help children with behavioral and self-esteem issues
Grantee #1: Brooklawn ($1500) for their Lifebook Program - Provide photo/scrapbooks for boys coming into the facility
Grantee #2: Maryhurst ($3500) for their Horticulture Program - Provide a raised-bed gardening site, seeds and gardening implements
*Grants were doubled by an anonymous donor
STUDENTS
Sofia Latifalia - Fern Creek High School
Gerrica Washington - Waggener High School
Patricia Wilson - Central High School

2008-2009

Second Year

Mission: to support programs that help homeless and abused children.
Grantee #1: Center for Women and Families ($1750) – Adopt-A-Room 
Grantee #2: St. Joseph’s Children’s Home ($2750)  – Arts/Music Therapy
Grantee #3: St. Joseph’s Children’s Home ($500) – Life Book Project
*Grants were doubled by an anonymous donor
STUDENTS
Zach Alberti - St. X                                   Chloe Maxwell - Presentation
Khaleed Byrd - Western                            Christina Snyder - Assumption
Sam Kpoh - Waggener                              Beverly Thomas - Assumption
Parker Lawson - Trinity                              Krista Wardrip - Presentation
Joe Leavell - Brown School                       Patricia Wilson - Seneca
 

2009-2010

Third Year

Team 502 Pure
Mission: to help organizations with a goal of educating and encouraging a sustainable Louisville
Grantee #1: Clifton Orchards ($2,000) – to pay for interns and purchase of planting materials 
Grantee #2: Breaking New Grounds ($3,000) – to pay for supplies needed for the tilapia ‘hoop house’  
*Grants were doubled by an anonymous donor
Team Unique
Mission: to support organizations that help autistic children
Grantee #1: FEAT - Families for Effective Autism Treatment ($5,000) – to provide autism therapy services for 3 families 
*Grants were doubled by an anonymous donor
STUDENTS
Evan Bingham - DeSales                                   Brittany Phillips - Male
Kate Brinkman - Assumption                             Mary Lawrence Phillips - St. Francis
Clera Gamble - Valley                                       Christina Snyder - Assumption
Lynsey Guest - Assumption                               Mckenzie Stevens - Assumption
Dakota Issacs - St. Francis                                Stefan Vuleta - Male
Joe Leavell - Brown School                               Mark Walker - Brown School
Gracie Nafzinger - Presentation Academy
                                  
 

2010-2011

Fourth Year

Team Perseverance
Mission: to support organizations that help youth and young adults who suffer from physical disabilities
Grantee #1: UofL Locomotor Research ($2000) - for pediatric harnesses 
Grantee #2:  Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation ($1250) - for take-home MP3 players (for therapy)
Grantee #3:  Harbor House ($1750) - for handicapped-accessible computers and computer equipment 
*Grants were doubled by an anonymous donor
Team Supertroopers
Mission: to support organizations that assist families of military service members in Louisville
Grantee #1: VA Hospital ($3000) - for their ‘welcome home’ event
Grantee #2: American Legion ($1500) - for ‘creature comforts’ packages to active military in Afghanistan
Grantee #3: OurMilitaryKids.org ($500) - to support the costs of after-school sports programs for children of local deployed military
*Grants were doubled by an anonymous donor
STUDENTS
Kimberly Beck - Presentation Academy                         Abby Lukens - Sacred Heart
Katie Brinkman - Assumption                                        Sonora Mullins - Central
Kate Cecil - Assumption                                                Haley Parrott - Sacred Heart
Lauren Cissell - Presentation Academy                          Brittany Phillips - Male
Tiara Clayton - Central                                                  Mary Lawrence Phillips - St. Francis
Clera Gamble - Butler                                                   Mckenzie Stevens - Assumption 
Dakota Issacs - St. Francis                                             Oliver Stutsman - St. Francis
Joey Leavell - Brown School
                                  
 

2011-2012

Fifth Year

Team Motivators
Mission: Our mission is to support programs that provide a system of support to 6ththrough 12thgraders with emotional issues due to drugs, alcohol or violence.
Grantee #1: Brooklawn ($5000) - for their “Make it Home For Me” campaign 
*Grants were doubled by an anonymous donor
Team American Dream
Mission: Our mission is to support organizations that provide cultural outreach programs involved in providing resources to the family unit.
Grantee #1: Kentucky Refugee Ministries ($5000) - for the summer program, soccer program and legal fees 
*Grants were doubled by an anonymous donor
STUDENTS
Selma Aljukic - Fairdale                                                      Paige Miller - Atherton
Katelynn Alvey - Mercy Academy                                        Vanessa Mujin - Atherton
Kimberlyn Beck - Presentation Academy                             Haley Parrot - Sacred Heart
Kayla Cook - Atherton                                                        Jessica Peazzoni - Fairdale
Ava Corwin - Atherton                                                        Gabby Pendleton - Atherton
Regan Devlin - Atherton                                                     Deborah Pryor - Atherton 
Hannah French - Atherton                                                  Miranda Stone - Presentation Academy
Sam Lukens - St. X                                                              Oliver Stutsman - Shawnee
Katie McGaha - Home School                                             Erica Talbot - Seneca
                                                                                          Tanner Williams - Trinity
                                  
 

2012-2013

Sixth Year

Team Brady Bunch
Mission: to help organizations that provide displaced youth with stability, social activity, and set them up for a future of success. 
Grantee #1: Boys & Girls Haven ($3000) - Equine Therapy and Vocational Program 
Grantee #2: Orphan Care Alliance ($2000) - Mentoring program and children outings 
*Grants were doubled by an anonymous donor
Team American Dream
Mission: to provide support to organizations that give social, financial, and or emotional assistance to cancer patients under the age of 18. 
Grantee #1: Kosair Children's Hospital ($5000) - Addison Jo Blair Cancer Center for room renovations
*Grants were doubled by an anonymous donor
STUDENTS
Katelynn Alvey - Mercy Academy                                        John Loftus - Fairdale
Claudia Bejarano - Atherton                                               Vanessa Mujin - Atherton
Sydney Bright - South Oldham                                            Virginia O'Brien - Sacred Heart
Ava Corwin - Atherton                                                        Tiara Orantes - Fairdale
Regan Devlin - Atherton                                                     Alex Raver - Assumption
Olivia Fong - Mercy Academy                                             Rifet Siljkovic - Atherton 
Hannah French - Atherton                                                   Julee Strong - Fairdale
Alyssa Grismer - KCD                                                          Joanna Tarullo - Assumption
Kaitlin Kilcourse - Presentation Academy                             Sydney Williams - Atherton
Mackenzie Kronk - Assumption                                                                   
                                  
 

2013-2014

Seventh Year

Team Passion Punch
Mission: to support organizations that provide emotional, therapeutic, and/or financial support and stability for families in poverty. 
Grantee #1: Family Scholar House ($1560) - healthy meals for Mommy and Me (family cooking classes)  
Grantee #2: Family Scholar House ($3440) - ACT preparation, college visits (for 20 students) and 1 week of college visits/summer camp  
*Grants were doubled by an anonymous donor
Team American Dream
Mission: to support organizations that provide therapy to teenagers in a low-socioeconomic status with mental health issues. 
Grantee #1: Our Lady of Peace ($2500) - support the needs to build the equine program. 
Grantee #1: Seven Counties ($2500) - art therapy materials and needs 
*Grants were doubled by an anonymous donor
STUDENTS
Katelynn Alvey - Mercy Academy                                        Mackenzie Kronk - Assumption
Hannah Beach - Manual                                                      John Loftus - Fairdale
Claudia Bejarano - Atherton                                               Hannah McCarthy - Sacred Heart
Mackenzie Berry - Manual                                                   Mya McClain - Presentation Academy
H. Kinsey Bright - South Oldham                                         Tiara Orantes - Fairdale
Kelly Brinkman - Assumption                                               Erin Raque - Assumption 
Deja Lynn Coles - Atherton                                                 Alex Raver - Assumption
Luke Flooden - Atherton                                                     Katie Richardson - Sacred Heart 
Conner Graybeal - Eastern                                                  Sophia Samutin - Sacred Heart
Kainen Grimm - Atherton                                                    Morgan Schweitzer - Asumption
Charlotte Issacs - Sacred Heart                                           Campbell Seiler - Manual
Jackson Kinkead - Atherton                                                Rifet Siljkovic - Manual
John Gabriel Kolb - Atherton                                              Bernadette Stone - Presentation Academy 
Mackenzie Kraps - YPAS                                                      Julee Strong - Fairdale
                                                                                           Grace Tarter - Assumption
                                                                                           Sydney Williams - Atherton        
                                  
 

2014-2015

Eighth Year

Team Peace Protectors
Mission: to support organizations that raise awareness in order to prevent sexual and domestic violence against men and women over 18 years of age. 
Grantee #1: Legal Aid Society ($2500) - CASE Program (legal representation to victim of domestic abuse) 
Grantee #2: Legal Aid Society ($500) - Bernie's Fund (provides bus fare and other costs for their clients)  
Grantee #3: Family Scholar House ($2000) - Healthy Relationship Workshop   
*Grants were doubled by an anonymous donor
Team World Warriors
Mission: to support organizations which have programs for families and individuals who are victims of abuse by providing healing therapy using nature and the environment. 
Grantee #1: Refugee Agricultural Partnership Program ($5000) - Community Gardens 
*Grants were doubled by an anonymous donor
STUDENTS
Katelynn Alvey - Mercy Academy                                        Madeline Karcher
Emily Baldwin - Atherton                                                    Megan Morrison - Atherton
Leah Barnes - Atherton                                                      Erin Raque - Assumption
Braden Barnett - Trinity                                                      Caitlyn Raver - Assumption 
Claudia Bejarano - Atherton                                              Alex Raver - Assumption
Jennifer Bencomo - Atherton                                             Isabeta Rountree - Atherton 
Mackenzie Berry - Manual                                                  Allison Strong - Fairdale
Deja Lynn Coles - Atherton                                                Ayanna Suggs - Atherton 
Jordan Cox - Fern Creek                                                    Amaray Venegas - Atherton
Maddie Dalton - Atherton                                                  Katherine Walker - Manual
Michaela French - Atherton                                                Miriam White - Atherton
Jace Grissom - Presentation Academy                                Sydney Williams - Atherton
Makenna Hall - Atherton                                                    Samuel Zitelli - Atherton 
Carolina Horn - Assumption                                                      
Ahmed Hussein - Atherton                                                                        
                                                                                                  
                                  
 

2015-2016

Nineth Year

Team Inspire
Mission: to improve the lives of those who are impoverished in our community (immigrants, refugees, minorities) through education.
Grantee #1: Americana ($2,500) – family education program 
Grantee #2: Americana ($1,000) – youth program  
Grantee #3:Neighborhood House ($1,500) – youth program    
*Grants were doubled by an anonymous donor
Team Smile Savers
Mission: to assist pediatric patients suffering from medical and other disorders.
Grantee #1: Gilda’s Club ($2,500) – teen retreat 
Grantee #2: Kid’s Cancer Alliance ($2,500) – Indian Summer Camp 
*Grants were doubled by an anonymous donor
STUDENTS
Shelby Allen - Atherton                                                      Michaela French - Atherton
Grace Bagga - KCD                                                            Lucas Harten - Trinity 
Grace Barnes - Sacred Heart                                              Alex Herm - Presentation Academy
Leah Barnes - Atherton                                                      Lucy Herrington - Sacred Heart
Braden Barnett - Trinity                                                      Caroline Horn - Assumption 
Mackenzie Berry - Manual                                                  Lian David - Iroquois 
Margot Bond - Sacred Heart                                              Abey Phillip - Manual
Zachary Brumback - Trinity                                                 Kaycie Polk - Sacred Heart 
Amaray Coca - Atherton                                                    Shelby Price - Fairdale
Maddie Dalton - Atherton                                                 Caitlyn Raver - Assumption
Jacob Davis - Manual                                                        Isabeta Rountree - Atherton
Kristen Dean - Atherton                                                    Hailey Simpson - North Oldham
Katherine Dotson - Manual                                                Allee Strong - Fairdale 
Emily Dotson - Manual                                                      Ayanna Suggs - Atherton
                                                                                         Katie Walker - Manual  
                                                                                         Miriam White - Atherton                            
                                                                                                  
                                  
 

2016-2017

Tenth Year

Team V4V (Voices for Victims)
Mission: to support organizations that aid victims of sexual abuse and trafficking, physically and socially.
Grantee #1: The Fuller Center ($1,500) – landscaping of future homes + the students will volunteer their time with work. 
Grantee #2: Louisville Grows ($3,500) – operational costs for food forest and community gardens.
*Grants were doubled by an anonymous donor
Team Rebuild 502
Mission: to support programs that better the urban and natural environments of Louisville (focused on quality of place)
Grantee #1: Family & Children's Place ($1,000) – public education classes to reorganize victims.
Grantee #2: Kristy Love Foundation ($4.000) – job training classes and operational costs.
*Grants were doubled by an anonymous donor
STUDENTS
Shelby Allen - Atherton                                                      Leo Mora - Atherton
Adriana Badie - Central                                                      Salih Omerovic - Atherton 
Grace Barnes - Sacred Heart                                              Abey Phillip - Manual
Leah Barnes - Atherton                                                      Alette Rackley - Atherton
Sara Bruner - Assumption                                                   Carolyn Robinson - Sacred Heart
Katherine Dotson - Manual                                                Will Robinson -  St. X
Emily Dotson - Manual                                                       Isabeta Rountree - Atherton 
Justin Durik - St. X                                                             Allee Strong - Fairdale 
Coco Evans - Presentation Academy                                  Samaria Vaughn - Sacred Heart
Julia Hennessy - Sacred Heart                                            Katie Walker - Manual 
Alex Herm - Presentation Academy                                     Wang Yufei - Assumption
Taylor Jennings - Sacred Heart                                           Miriam White - Atherton
Mackenzie Lawson - Atherton                                            Julia Zuhars - Assumption
Natalie McClain - St. Francis                                                   
                                                                                                  
                                  
 

2017-2018

Eleventh Year

Team LouHaven
Mission: to provide resources and aid to nonprofits that assist the homeless, with special interest in the veteran and LGBTQ communities.
Grantee #1: YMCA SafePlace ($1,7500) - for training case managers.
Grantee #2: St. Vincent de Paul ($3,250) - for renovations at Ozanam Inn shelter.
*Grants were doubled by an anonymous donor
Team Serendeputies
Mission: to increase awareness of mental disorders in youth and ensure that resources are available.
Grantee #1: Uspiritus ($2,500) - for the Building Bridges program.
Grantee #2: Home of the Innocents ($2,500) - for supplies to support the art program.
*Grants were doubled by an anonymous donor
CHAMP Foundation Awarded Additional $10,000!
Students debated and discussed the options for utilizing this special grant and ultimately decided to ‘bridge’ both of their team’s missions (homelessness and mental disorders in youth) by granting to a recipient from the 2016-2017 LYPC class: the KristyLove Foundation, which aids victims of sex trafficking.
STUDENTS
Max Ackerson - Manual                                                      Grace Halbleib - KCD
Shelby Allen - Atherton                                                      Alex Herm - Presentation Academy 
Adriana Badie - Central                                                     Maria (MJ) Julian - Sacred Heart
Grace Bagga - KCD                                                           Liza Keadle - Atherton
Elizabeth Blandin - Ballard                                                Leo Mora - Atherton
Tatum Bright - South Oldham                                            Charlotte Ojala - Fairdale
Cian Callahan - Trinity                                                       Salih Omerovic - Atherton 
Natalie Claypool - Assumption                                          Abey Phillip - Manual 
Tya Cook - Male                                                                Madelyn Roberts - Manual
Alex Corbett - Trinity                                                        Will Robinson - St. X
Justin Durik - St. X                                                            Isabella Samutin - Standford Online
Coco Evans - Presentation Academy                                  Thomas Sigman - Holy Cross
Dhahira Faqih - Fairdale                                                    Val Tran - Fairdale
Thomas Fogarty - KCD                                                      Darren West Jr. - Waggner
Mary Klarer Fultz - Sacred Heart                                        Julia Zuhars - Assumption      
                                                                                                  
                                  
 

2018-2019

Tweleth Year

Team Best Self
Mission: To support organizations that prevent and treat drug abuse and assist the families affected by it.
Grantee #1: ChooseWell ($5,000) - for two programs:  a housing subsidy support program for those getting Section 8 housing, and support for a program that teaches clients how to become peer mentors - including paying the costs for the Kentucky certification exam.
*Grants were doubled by an anonymous donor
Team New 2 Lou
Mission: To address immigrants and refugees’ scope of needs that comes with adjusting to life in Louisville.
Grantee #1: Doors to Hope ($2500) - for operating expenses, including creation of a mural by the children in the program
Grantee #2: Jewish Family & Career Services ($2,000) - for the ‘Connecting Communities’ program, partnering with Fund for the Arts.
Grantee #3: Kentucky Refugee Ministries ($500) - for a children’s lending library featuring books from their countries
*Grants were doubled by an anonymous donor
STUDENTS
Meena Abdulrazak - Fairdale                                             Maria (MJ) Julian - Sacred Heart
Mustafa Abdulrazak - Fairdale                                           Liza Keadle - Atherton 
Max Ackerson - Manual                                                     Layne Kramer - Collegiate
Leydis Acosta - Fairdale                                                    Abbi Leach - Atherton
Grace Bagga - KCD                                                          Coery Martin - Fern Creek
Eleanor Barzun - Collegiate                                              Gabrielle McGregor - Assumption
Elizabeth Blandin - Ballard                                                Leo Mora - Atherton 
Victoria Brown - Fern Creek                                              Salih Omerovic - Atherton 
Cian Callahan - Trinity                                                       Lawrence Pumphrey - Waggener
Alex Corbett - Trinity                                                        Nediva Quaye - KCD
Gabriela Downey - Atherton                                              Meena Rao - KCD
Justin Durik - St. X                                                            Max Roberts - St. X
Coco Evans - Presentation Academy                                 Kayley Stowers - Assumption         
Tahta Fofana - Male                                                          Val Tran - Fairdale
Thomas Fogarty - KCD                                                      Anna Whittle - Sacred Heart
Mark Klarer Fultz - Sacred Heart                                       Julia Zuhars - Assumption  
Grace Halbleib - KCD
Emily Hilbrecht - Sacred Heart  
                                                                                                  
                                  
 

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