Students are invited to Motivated Youth Event 3/31

March 23, 2012

by inkcasey

students in Motivated Youth program

Gulliver Prep Key Club is hosting the annual Motivated Youth Program on Saturday, March 31st, 8:00am to 1:00pm at Gulliver Preparatory School.

There are no limits to the number of students you can send or bring, so please get the word out!  (Flyer for printing and distribution)
The event is completely free for all participants, and breakfast, lunch, and a t-shirt are complimentary.

Please email a list of expected attendees from your school to the Gulliver Prep Key Club adviser, Ms. Russell, at

Evensky & Katz Wealth Management logo teal box with white ampersand gold letters Evensky and Katz and teal letters Wealth Management all caps underneath


Motivated Youth encourages a sense of community responsibility and altruistic awareness by providing all necessary resources, and presenting them in fun, educational events. The program offers an understanding of the purpose of non-profit organizations in the community. Students will be grouped with peers from different schools, and collaborate with an assigned non-profit organization. The groups create a presentation to effectively advocate the charity’s mission. Each participant is then given “funny money” to distribute to the organizations they feel deserve it most based on information from the presentations.  At the end, the amount of “funny money” is exchanged for real money, which is then presented to each respective charity.  Throughout the years, over $100,000 has been donated to local organizations, such as the Make-A-Wish Foundation of South Florida, the Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation, the Thomas Amour Youth Ballet and the Shake-a-Leg Foundation.  Motivated Youth is a dual-foundation, donor-advised partnership between Evensky & Katz Wealth Management and the Coral Gables Community Foundation.