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Youth Action International is a non-governmental organization that uses grassroots techniques to develop and implement programs that help alleviate the suffering of children affected by war or living in difficult circumstances, empower them to reach their full potential, and break cycles of violence and poverty.

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Please Volunteer to help YAI win US$1 million from Chase Bank

YAI and 24 other organizations have just been selected from amongst thousands of others to form part of an online competition. The Competition is called the American Giving Award and is being hosted by Chase Bank. As you recall, YAI won $20,000 in the Chase voting competition last year.


This year, the charity with the most votes will receive a $1 million grant, the runner up will receive $500,000, the 3rd place charity will receive $250,000,
and the 4th and 5th place charities will each receive $125,000 grants.


There are only 25 organizations selected so we have a good chance to win, but it won’t be easy. That’s why we need a number of dedicated volunteers who can help us spread the word and get votes once the competition begins.

To sign up for this cause, visit: http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07e4wtv5hwgsxj5um8/start and fill up the online volunteer form.