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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

Meghan Heaney

Meghan Heaney

St. Barnabas, Bayville, NJ

Career Goal: Occupational Therapist
GPA: 90.1
College: High School Student

“Meghan is a serious student who cares deeply about the world around her… She is modest, self-effacing, sensitive, yet strong and has a deep sense of dedication… As Meghan’s resume reflects, she has excelled in academics, while working two part-time jobs. She is also very involved in our community service program.” – Beth Behler, Counselor
Sarah Summerson

Sarah Summerson

hompson Memorial Presbyterian Church, New Hope, PA

Career Goal: Working with Disadvantaged Children
GPA: 92.57
College: Messiah College

“Sarah is a high school senior who has consistently modeled the spirit of a true Christian. She has a strong faith and a commitment to serving others in her church, school, and community… She leads by example and encourages her peers to love God and love others… Sarah has faced these challenges with strength and a positive attitude.” – Patricia R. K. Gatto, Director of Christian Education

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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