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Crosswinds Youth Services, Inc.
1407 Dixon Boulevard
Cocoa, Florida 32922

Phone: (321) 452-0800
Fax: (321) 394-0385

Invest in Crosswinds Now

When contemplating making a gift to Crosswind, consider A Young Woman’s Story of Success:

Crystal* was in her late teens when, because of a conflict with her mother’s new boyfriend, she suddenly found herself homeless. Without resources and with little knowledge of finances and self-sufficiency, Crystal had nowhere to turn. She contacted Crosswinds after a friend told her that the Transitional Living Program (TLP) might be able to help her. (Break here)

The TLP provided Crystal with transitional housing while she worked with staff to develop the skills she needed to live independently. She worked hard to meet all her self-sufficiency goals, including completing a financial literacy class offered by Fidelity Bank, a Crosswinds business partner. TLP staff also helped Crystal learn more about resources available in her community. Through Crosswinds’ collaborative partnership with Brevard Health Alliance, Crystal was able to access free health and dental care. Staff also helped Crystal access Brevard Job Link services to assist her in finding employment. As a result of her hard work, she obtained a job and successfully graduated from the program.

When Crystal was recently laid off from her job, she didn’t let that stop her. She went back to Brevard Job Link and began looking for a new opportunity. After seeing a job listing for a Youth Care Worker in the Robert E. Lehton Children’s Shelter, Crystal contacted Crosswinds about the position. She was hired, but before accepting the position, Crystal used her Fidelity Bank training to draw up a budget to make certain she could meet all her expenses.

Since joining Crosswinds, Crystal has been a great asset to the organization and to youth in the shelter. Crystal simply states, “Crosswinds is the best thing that ever happened to me.” She would like to continue working in the field using her own experiences to help other young people achieve success.

You can help to ensure that Crosswinds will always be there for our boys and girls and their families by investing in Crosswinds today in any of the ways listed below.

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Donate Via Mail

To send donations via mail, please include your name, address, phone number, and email address, and forward check to:

Executive Office
Crosswinds Youth Services, Inc.
1407 Dixon Blvd.
Cocoa, FL 32922

Online Gifts

You can now make an immediate online donation by using the donation button below. When you click on the donate button, you will be taken to a secure screen to enter your financial information.

Matching Gifts

Matching gifts are great way to double your donation. Please be sure to get the paperwork from your employer to match your gift, and mail it with your donation, or notice of your donation to:

Executive Office
Crosswinds Youth Services, Inc.
1407 Dixon Blvd.
Cocoa, FL 32922

Creative Ways to Give

There are several valuable ways of supporting Crosswinds that do not necessarily involve sending money! Click here for more information!

Amy’s Fund

Amy’s Fund is a permanent endowment that directly helps Brevard’s youth succeed for generations to come. Please click here for more information on this important endowment!

Investing in Crosswinds

Crosswinds Youth Services, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, appreciates the generosity of community-minded businesses, foundations, and citizens to support the young people we serve. Your investments are vital to our success. Because of the increasing numbers of youth served in recent years, and because of the increasing needs of youth today, your donations are needed more than ever before. As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, your donation is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. There is no greater investment than to change or even save a young person’s life. Thank you so very much for your support of Crosswinds Youth Services and the young people we serve. To discuss making an investment in Crosswinds, please contact us at 321-452-0800.