"To strengthen youth and families and reduce the incidence of delinquency, neglect, & abuse through community involvement."
OAYA Mission Statement
New Year, New Scholarships!
Every year OAYA provides scholarships for students to participate in various extra-curricular activities...sports, arts, music, classes. Click below for more information and an application. And, we've included a few links to places to find fun activities for your kids too!
LOHS Robotics Team 302, nominated by Birgit MCQuiston for work with Blessings in a Backpack
Lucy Darnell, nominated by Dawn Ames for work with Blessings in a Brown Bag
Zachary Petrycia, nominated by James Colvin for work with Boy Scouts and various sports teams
Meredith and Theodore Foss, nominated by Christine Pittman for work with Little Ninja's Karate Enrichment Classes
Maddie Griffith, nominated by Dawn Ames for work with Blessings in a Brown Bag
Daniel Babcock, Kyler Carson, and Joey Thede, nominated by Lona Carson for projects supporting youth and families in Lake Orion
Thank you to our event sponsors, Oxford Bank, Skalnek Ford, and Golling GMC. And thank you to ONTV for creating the wonderful video presentation to recognize all our award winners.