Fighting youth homelessness
Golden 1 CU assists in the establishment of a much-needed local resource.
In 2017, Golden 1 Credit Union in Sacramento, Calif., pledged to contribute $1 million over three years to establish the Wind Youth Center, which promotes the safety, shelter, and self-determination of youth experiencing homelessness.
The center aims to break the cycle of youth homelessness by providing much-needed resources such as mental health counseling, career and education services, and access to permanent housing.
With early intervention, homeless youth are less likely to become chronically homeless adults.
Golden 1 also donated $165,000 to three other organizations dedicated to combating youth homelessness.
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