Spark Change

Spark Change

Students can impact their community!

Spark Change is a service learning and leadership program of Young Americans Center for Financial Education that offers K-8 students the chance to decide how they want to give back to their community and make a difference in the world.

Last year, students collected $56,224.04 – talk about making an impact!

Benefits to your school:

  • Improves attendance
  • Increases academic effort
  • Sharpens communication and leadership skills
  • Enhances school community and culture
  • Contributes to a positive self-worth
  • Encourages teamwork
  • Drives parental involvement in the school

Thank you so much – the day they picked the three organizations was exactly the reason that we wanted to participate in Spark Change.  It was powerful!

– Park Hill Coach

How it works:

What We Provide:

  • A free service learning and leadership program for your school
  • A Coach’s Guide, including academically integrated lessons, activities, and hand-outs
  • Spark Change materials, including money bags, Ziploc bags, leadership pins, and parent newsletter
  • Year-round support

Join Today!

What are you waiting for?  Help spark a change in your community by involving your school today!

For more information, contact Spark Change Coordinator Kelsie Byrd at or 303-320-3244.

Sponsor and engage students so they grow up prepared to make good decisions.  Read more about the program and contact Betsy Sklar at or 303-320-3245.

Spark Change Sponsors

$1,000 – $4,900 Level

Hayes Family Foundation