YAO members make an impact through actions big and small. Use your unique talents and skills to get involved.
Last year, YAO National Board Member and super-advocate, Jason Duff, had a crazy idea. He wanted to confront his biggest fear—heights—to generate awareness for people who live in fear every day: those living in extreme poverty. What bigger risk than jumping out of an airplane at 18,000 feet? The Jump for Opportunity was born. In February 2011, 30 young entrepreneurs traveled to Orlando, FL… Continue Reading »
YAO National Board Member and super-advocate, Peter Deanovic, knows how to network. He also knows how to shoot. He is in the habit of inviting 50 friends to network and clay shoot each December in the snowy fields just south of Minneapolis.
This year, he made the “4th Annual Real Estate Hunt” about something bigger than himself AND the biggest chucker on the lot… Continue Reading »
Host an informational dinner or gathering to introduce your friends, family or co-workers to Opportunity’s work.
Start an online fundraiser for a birthday, athletic event, or any other occasion, and designate the funds to Tanzania: Start a fundraiser »
YAO-MN chapter chair and super-advocate, Andrew Vennerstrom, has great relationships with his former professors and alma mater, Bethel University.
Andrew’s stories about Opportunity International sparked his professor’s interest in the effectiveness of microfinance and Opportunity’s mission… Continue Reading »