Fun City Youth Academy

Fun City

  • Arrival Time:
    • Morning Volunteers: 8:45-9:00 a.m.
    • Afternoon Volunteers: Noon.
  • Lunch:
    • Time: Noon-1:00 p.m.
    • Location: On-site.

Why are we serving here?

One of the ways ForColumbia strives to love and serve our neighbors is by serving those non-profit organizations that are actively working every day in the lives of people in Columbia. This year we are excited to add Fun City Youth Academy to our list of non-profits we serve. This organization has served our city’s children for over 50 years, serving families six days a week by offering academic help throughout the school year as well as summer activities that include cultural and recreational activities. Additionally, their Saturday Academy offers fun and academic opportunities for children.

2023 ForColumbia Volunteer and Site Leader Shirts

2023 ForColumbia Volunteer and Site Leader Shirts

What can I expect?

Volunteers will be serving this small staff and its volunteers by:

  • Building additional shelving in a lunchroom area.
  • Painting several classrooms.
  • Landscaping around the building.

What should I bring?

  • Come prepared to work outside; if sunny, we encourage you to consider bringing sunscreen and/or a hat, as well as garden gloves.
  • We encourage all volunteers to wear closed-toe shoes, and clothing you don’t mind getting paint on.
  • Be sure to wear your #ForColumbia2023 T-shirt!

Can I serve here with my children?

Yes, this is a family-friendly site where children can easily serve alongside their parents outside. We do ask that children not be allowed to paint.