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Our Mission

Grace Youth Mentoring and Community Outreach Incorporation

(GYMACO) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our mission is to serve the community at large by placing priority in our at risk-youth, resources for young adults and those returning to the community after incarceration,mental health, and substance use support. Moreover, our mission is to play a pivotal role by working with community leaders and locally elected officials regarding tackling issues pertaining to those mentioned in our mission. Consequently,funding will support youth and community education, advocacy, and services critically needed.

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Our Mission

A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.

The owner Charlene with Youth Participants

Our Vision

Our vision is to nurture the at-risk youth we encounter and assist them in becoming positive future leaders of tomorrow, helping young adults and returning citizens from incarceration with resources and skills that are
essential. Inherently, our aim is to spread hope and kindness to make a difference in changing our community.

Meet The Team

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Charlene Newsome



Amie Grant 

SMILE Director

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Sharonda Meekins


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Secretary of Board

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