Uplifting The Community

One Project At A Time.

Welcome To The LYOHS: Livingston Youth Organization For Human Services

The Livingston Youth Organization For Human Services Conducts Various Community Service Projects Throughout The Township Of Livingston And Neighboring Communities. Find Out How You Can Get Involved

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Who Are We

A Student-Led Organization Run By Livingston Youth Making Positive Contributions To The Community By Engaging In Community Service Projects, Creating Opportunities For Social Bonding, And Providing Personal Growth Experiences. Discover The Mission And Story Of Our Organization.

Our Mission

Modern Society Is Far From Perfect. Socio-Economic Inequality Is At Its Highest Level Ever Recorded, Creating Communities With Large Disparity Between People Of Different Social And Economic Statuses. Those At The Bottom Of The So-Called “Social Ladder” Are Hit Hardest By The World’s Biggest Issues, Such As Poverty, Climate Change, Disease, And More. The Primary Mission Of The LYOHS Is To Assist These Countless Citizens That Have Been Left Behind By Society – Those In Need Of Greater Opportunities And Resources For A Bright Future. We Hope That One Project At A Time, We Can Transform Our Community Into A Better Place To Live For All.
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Our Story

The Livingston Youth Organization for Human Services was founded on the firm belief that anyone, even youth, can make a difference in the community. We specifically want to empower youths by inspiring them to take initiative and create positive change. Although it’s based in the township of Livingston, the LYOHS is open for anyone from anywhere to get involved and participate. Because we uphold the philosophy that there is strength in numbers, the more people that join our organization, the stronger our initiative for providing human services becomes. 

How We Operate

Finding And Funding

We find and identify big, present-day societal issues that negatively impact members of our community. For those issues that we can’t yet directly help solve, we create and promote fundraisers that support those non-profit organizations/institutions who do directly help. Many of our fundraisers subsidize groups who are in desperate need of funding to continue their essential operations.

Contributing Resources

We consistently conduct community drives for essential resources such as food, clothing, school supplies/educational materials, etc. For the large majority of situations, donating illiquid assets is the most beneficial assistance. Thus, we collect these types of resources from community donations and deliver them to those in need.

Building Networks

We actively engage in networking with other community service organizations and initiatives, township officials, and community leaders to conduct larger-scale service projects. We believe that our work becomes more effective with a larger team, so we build partnerships to execute collaborative volunteer events.

Providing Direct Care

We hold in-person, hands-on events where volunteers can physically carry out community service. These events may include environmental conservation projects, working in soup kitchens, or assisting nursing homes and homeless shelters. Directly helping those in need is something we highly value here at the LYOHS.

Educating/Raising Awareness

To maximize the magnitude of our human service efforts, we first lay the groundwork by educating the community on the importance of supporting the causes we fight for. Many societal issues go disregarded by the public. We change that by raising awareness for these problems and convincing others to help address them.

Empowering Youth

For every single one of our projects, we prioritize involvement of local youth involved in them. This is to uphold our philosophy that even children and teenagers can make a difference in the community. We directly reach out to youths and make efforts to inspire them to support and volunteer for our events. By motivating these members of our community to help out, human service initiatives will only strengthen.

Our Recent Projects

Spring Sports Equipment Drive

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Food Drive

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Community Cleanup

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Online Fund Raising

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Valentine Day Appreciation Letter Campaign

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Learning Resource Drive

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Community Ambassadors

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Food Drive to COVID Workers

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Winter Food Drive

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Meet Our Board

Matthew Zhang

Founder and President

Harris Rosenthal

Chairman

Anuvik Das

Service Coordination Executive

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