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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

Claudia Byer-Tyre

Claudia Byer-Tyre

Living Faith Christian Church, Famingdale, NY

Career Goal: Clinical Psychologist
GPA: 90.5
College: High School Senior

“...I have found her to be a very bright, hardworking, curious, and enthusiastic teenager… Claudia possesses the work ethic, enthusiasm for learning, and the intellect that are needed to excel in a demanding academic program… I recommend Claudia to you most highly. She is an excellent student and a person of outstanding character.” – Timothy Madden, Social Studies Teacher
Alberto Gilman

Alberto Gilman

St. Thomas of Canterbury Church, Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY

Career Goal: Communications
GPA: 90.51
College: High School Senior

“His teachers have always been able to count on him to be prepared, motivated and willing to contribute in class… I would be remiss if I neglected to say that he is an excellent young man of impeccable character and love of faith. In my judgment Alberto is a perfect example of what we are trying to achieve in Christian education – well-rounded students who apply their Christian values to their everyday lives.” – John J. Dolan, Principal

World Changers Award

Jim Bushoven, Community Development Pastor

Hawthorne Gospel Church - Hawthorne, NJ

Pastor Jim Bushoven has been a life-long resident of New Jersey, and is committed to seeing God move in his home state. He currently serves as the community development pastor at Hawthorne Gospel Church, and is also the Co-chair for NJ CityServe. In those roles, Pastor Jim has sought to build healthy churches, and to unite the Church as a whole. He is a champion of the local church and desires to see communities transformed by the Kingdom of God. 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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