We Inspire Change

RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS

Growing up is complicated. It helps when someone comes alongside you unconditionally committed to building a relationship and equipping youth for a better life.

Touchstone provides resources to support teens and young adults, committed to growth and change.

TRAINING FOR ADULTS

So many adults want to help students, but they don’t know where to start. 

Touchstone provides training for adults to connect, listen, lead and facilitate change in students, and then gives them opportunities to use their strengthened mentoring skills confidently and effectively. 

A MODEL FOR ORGANIZATIONS

Schools, youth organizations and churches often benefit from a vehicle to help students grow socially, emotionally and spiritually.

Touchstone’s CiViL initiative offers a fully actualized, yet flexible, model for organizations that want to develop their young people, train their staff or reach out to the community around them.

Thank you to our Touchstone Tribute Sponsors!

Summa Cum Laude

Magna Cum Laude

Maury & Ann Buchanan

Daniel & Kathy Killman

Cum Laude

Carlyle & Jane Carroll

John & Lulu Elam

Mark Hollingsworth

Matt & Nina Ingham

Sheri Loving

Sarah James Myatt

Mark Whitler

Honor Society

Wayne & Nan Gurley

Bobby Hite

Anthony & Laura Peterson

01/05/24 UPDATE: WE CRUSHED OUR FIRST-LEVEL GOAL AND NOW WE’RE LESS THAN $16,000 FROM OUR SECOND-LEVEL GOAL!

If you haven’t already, please give and help move us up to the next level of our ultimate goal. More info is available at this link. Thanks!

01/01/24 @Everyone – Monthly donors provide sustainable and long-term impact. We want to go into 2024 with 25 NEW monthly donors. If you want to give $$$ to help teens receive much-needed mentorship and other youth development services but can’t write one BiG check, become a member of United4One – our monthly donor program. Smaller amounts add up! Click on the link in this newsletter and select the “Monthly” option under your donation amount. THANKS!

 

 12/16/23 YOUR DONATIONS MAKE IT POSSIBLE TO MOBILIZE TEENS TO HELP DURING A DISASTER – DONATE – Five Touchstone staffers and students went to Clarksville to scout an upcoming CiViL Service project and ending up helping an Army Veteran who gave 28 years of service to our country and then lost almost everything in the recent tornado. He and his son had to be pulled from the debris of the storm after being trapped for more than an hour. Thankfully, his wife was safe at work. Now all 3 of them are sleeping in a tent to protect what little they have left.

Hope Comes Full Circle

“I basically wanted to become that person for these kids that I needed growing up”

 

Melony Pugh-Weber, Executive Director of Touchstone, is featured in the September 2022 issue of the Auburn Alumni Magazine.  Read more.

WHAT STUDENTS SAY

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WHAT STUDENTS DO

THE WORK OF TOUCHSTONE DEPENDS ON THE SUPPORT OF OUR DONORS.

COMMUNITY PARTNERS AND SPONSORS

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