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At New HYTEs, formerly known as New Haven Youth Tennis and Education, youth in the city learn the game of tennis and receive educational enrichment. During this year’s Great Give, they embraced an opportunity to show leadership.
The high school and college students that make up the New HYTEs’ junior board decided to develop their own campaign for the 36-hour on-line giving event. In the end, they raised more than $5,000 of the $18,100 in total donations that the organization received to support its programs.
“Our young volunteers believe in our mission to create healthy pathways in our community,” says New HYTEs Executive Director Mavi Sanchez. “They went out and told their stories and reached out online and on Facebook to their parents, grandparents, and teachers at school. All of the students were excited to share what we do.” Read more.