The Power of U (formally The Uplift Foundation) is a 501c Non Profit established in April of 1999 and incorporated in 2001. It is the service oriented division of the Uplift Family. It’s mission to ensure the healthy development and improve the quality of life of youth in our communities. The Power of U has been committed to working with at-risk youth in Eastern North Carolina and their families.
Our efforts to provide better futures for the young people in our communities has lead us to not only plan programming for the child, but also for their caretakers.
Our mission is to promote supportive services and healthy relationships between family, community leaders and peers.
- We believe that motivated individuals can change the world.
- We believe that with a shared mission and a collective focus on our most precious resources, our children, we can restore hope and promise into the hearts and minds of our community.
- We believe that by empowering those individuals trusted with caring for the youth in our communities, we give young people the best chance at future success.