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10 Feb, 2015, 10:44 ET National Guard Youth Foundation and U.S. Reps. Grace Napolitano and David McKinley Will Host National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Awareness Reception on Capitol Hill

Today on Capitol Hill, the National Guard Youth Foundation will host a reception to raise awareness of the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program,...


22 Sep, 2014, 15:44 ET National Guard Youth Foundation Partners with EverFi to Bring Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Training to Cadets of the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program

In response to the job market's growing demand for employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills, the National Guard Youth...


18 Aug, 2014, 10:30 ET Boys & Girls Clubs of America and The National Guard Youth Foundation Partner to Provide Youth Empowerment Resources to Cadets and Graduates of the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program

 Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the National Guard Youth Foundation announce a national partnership that will provide services to teens...


07 Aug, 2014, 16:18 ET Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Sweep at Pocono Raceway Raises Awareness for High School Dropout Crisis

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Hendrick Motorsports teamed with the National Guard Youth Foundation and sponsors Michael Baker International and DC Capital...


11 Jul, 2014, 11:57 ET NGYF and National Black Chamber of Commerce Announce National Partnership to Provide Job Skills, Employment Opportunities for Previously Disconnected Youth

The National Guard Youth Foundation (NGYF), the non-profit that supports the evidence-based National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program, and the...


21 Feb, 2014, 13:13 ET Rookie Racing Star Tyler Reddick to Team Up with National Guard Youth Foundation as Spokesperson

Driver of the No. 19 Brad Keselowski Racing (BKR) Ford F-150 Tyler Reddick has teamed up with the National Guard Youth Foundation as an official...


03 Dec, 2013, 14:04 ET National Guard Youth Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipients

National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Graduates to Use the Funds Toward College, Trade and Vocational Schools The National Guard Youth Foundation...


07 Oct, 2013, 17:44 ET U.S. Rep. Grace Napolitano, the California Military Department and the National Guard Youth Foundation to Honor Members of the Community Creating Opportunities for Youth in California's Youth ChalleNGe Program

Second Annual California ChalleNGe Champions Gala to Take Place October 19th at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills The National Youth...


24 Jun, 2013, 10:45 ET Dale Earnhardt Jr. Drives in Kentucky's Quaker State 400 to Jumpstart Awareness of High School Dropout Crisis

 Dale Earnhardt Jr. has teamed up with the National Guard Youth Foundation (NGYF) to propel attention to the nation's alarming high school...


28 May, 2013, 12:16 ET National Guard Youth Foundation Receives $4.7 Million Grant through Microsoft YouthSpark Initiative

 The National Guard Youth Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on helping adolescents who have dropped out of school to get a second...


13 Feb, 2013, 15:14 ET Celebrities to Team Up to Raise Awareness of Dropout Crisis at Eighth Annual ChalleNGe Champions Gala

NASCAR Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., Singer/Songwriter Kaley Caperton, Country Music Star LeAnn Rimes and WWE's Kofi Kingston Join NGYF in Celebrating...


13 Nov, 2012, 15:04 ET Lt. Gen. John B. Conaway Presented with National Recreation Foundation's 2012 Robert W. Crawford Achievement Prize

Conaway Honored for Decades of Work with Troubled Youth At a reception at the Maryland Club in Baltimore, Md. on Thursday, November 8th, Lt....


28 Feb, 2012, 14:22 ET ChalleNGe Program Provides Significant Return on Taxpayers' Investment

RAND Corporation Cost-Benefit Analysis Shows Estimated Return on Investment in Youth ChalleNGe Program is 166 Percent  Data released...


21 Feb, 2012, 12:03 ET Celebrities Drop by DC To Raise Awareness of Dropout Crisis

NASCAR Driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr., IndyCar Driver JR Hildebrand, Actor/Singer Tyler Hilton, WWE's Kofi Kingston Join NGYF in Celebrating the...


17 Nov, 2011, 15:15 ET Youth ChalleNGe Program Poised to Dramatically Improve the Lives of Out-of-School Youth Through Innovative, Evidence-Based Program

Findings from 3-Year MDRC Evaluation and Ongoing RAND Cost-Benefit Analysis Show Promise of Scaling Program At a briefing today on Capitol Hill,...


02 Sep, 2011, 15:30 ET JR Hildebrand to Team up with National Guard Youth Foundation as Spokesperson

Hildebrand Will Raise Awareness of the Success of the National Guard in Combating the Dropout Crisis Through the Youth ChalleNGe Program Driver...


15 Jul, 2011, 17:07 ET MDRC Study Finds National Guard Youth Challenge Program Produces Lasting Improvements For Former Dropouts

Final Results Indicate ChalleNGe Graduates More Likely to Receive Diploma or GED, Earn College Credits, Be Employed and Earn More Money On a...


03 Mar, 2011, 13:24 ET National Guard Youth Foundation's Sixth Annual ChalleNGe Champions Gala Highlights Nation's Critical Dropout Epidemic

Celebration Honored 100,000 Graduates of the Foundation's National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program and its 90 Percent Success Rate of Getting Young...


13 Jan, 2011, 14:33 ET Wisconsin ChalleNGe Academy Wins National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program's YouTube Video Contest

The National Guard Youth Foundation (NGYF) today announced it has selected the Wisconsin ChalleNGe Academy of Fort McCoy as the winner of its...


19 Jul, 2010, 11:05 ET MDRC Releases Interim Results on the National Guard Youth Challenge Program Noting Positive Findings

The ongoing study reports high school dropouts are more likely to get their diploma or GED by participating in the ChalleNGe Program. The...


24 Feb, 2010, 13:50 ET Panel Discussion on Crisis of High School Dropouts and Cost to Our Economy - An Estimated $3 Trillion Over the Next Decade

National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program Highlighted As An Effective Program with a 99% Success Rate in Helping Dropouts Earn a Degree and Go on to...


10 Jul, 2008, 01:00 ET National Guard Youth Foundation Teams Up With Wal-Mart to Promote Vocational Education

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Guard Youth Foundation (NGYF), a certified 501(c)(3) charitable organization...


27 Feb, 2008, 00:00 ET Senior Military Officials and Members of Congress Join Trisha Yearwood and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. for Third Annual Challenge Champions Gala

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Guard Youth Foundation hosted its third annual Challenge Champions Dinner and Awards...