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For nearly 30 years God has faithfully blessed the work of Buttafuoco & Associates to help rebuild the lives of accident, injury and medical malpractice victims.  Because of the Lord's provision, the firm has created YCL as an opportunity to help young Christians be ministers in the marketplace—whether in education, government, law, media, the public and private sectors, science or sports.

Last Month's Winners

Joiada Darnell

Joiada Darnell

Blessed Assurance Church - St. Albans, NY

Career Goal: Professional Basketball Player/Environmental Scientist
GPA: 91.52%
College: Manhattanville College

“Joiada is committed to succeed and has proven this time and time again by her many accomplishments. She has always displayed a high degree of integrity, responsibility, and ambition. She is definitely a leader rather than a follower.” – Alison Alexander, Women’s Fellowship Leader
Catherine Moelder

Catherine Moelder

Whitney Point First Baptist Church - Whitney Point, NY

Career Goal: Child Counseling/Social Work
GPA: 85.25%
College: Bible Baptist College

“I have been able to develop a close relationship with Catherine and have witnessed her work ethic, dedication to community, trustworthiness, and high moral standards that she sets for herself. These qualities combined make her the perfect example of a leader.” - Alaina Jones, English Teacher

World Changers Award

Len Kageler, Professor & Author

Nyack College - Nyack, NY

Dr. Leonard Kageler has devoted his life to youth ministry. Having served as a youth pastor for over 20 years, he has developed tremendous insight and skills on how to effectively minister to young people. Through his experience and expertise, he has authored books as well as taught both graduate and undergraduate courses on youth ministry. Read more »

The YCL Community, with your help, wishes to recognize extraordinary individuals who are sacrificially investing their talents and resources in helping our youth to become World Changers. Help us honor those who you feel should be the recipient of the next "World Changers Award". Recommend Our Next Honoree

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