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At Youngevity Be the Change Foundation, we know that being the change is so much more than giving money to a cause. It’s important that we become part of that cause. We donate our time and effort where we see it is needed – homeless shelters, food pantries, nursing homes, hospitals…. We know our help is needed – whether it’s mending a fence or just offering a smile or coming to their aid financially – and we give it. Joyfully.Our associates, customers and friends respond to tragedies with action as well as food and monetary aid – wherever the need arises. In our own communities, we have come together to support our charities and those causes close to our hearts by volunteering our time and efforts.

One special extension of our community is the workers and families on Youngevity’s own coffee plantation in Nicaragua. We employ over 160 workers, most of whom live with their families on the grounds of the plantation. When we saw that a school and daycare center on the property were closed due to the high costs associated with running them, and the children were in need, Youngevity Be the Change Foundation stepped in to reopen both the school and daycare center. We are being the change that is needed so that our workers can work with the peace of mind that their children are not only safe, but cared for and in a learning environment. Teachers have been hired, books and supplies were purchased and learning is once again taking place in the community! And we even collected so many items of new and gently used clothing and shoes donated from our associates and shipped to Nicaragua in 2015, that we were not only able to provide to our families, but also to the entire mountain of other coffee plantations and their families in Matagalpa!  Our partner, Marisol Silas, was so moved by the changes she saw taking place, that she began an “End Illiteracy” program for the adult workers who were unable to read or even sign their names to receive their wages.  This program grew in popularity so much that she opened the gates to receive those interested adults from the other area plantations as well.  The children from our plantation actually perform in the graduation ceremonies by playing musical instruments they have now learned to play, dance in the celebration and are there to watch in pride as their parents receive their diplomas. Truly change is taking place and we anticipate that other needs related to the school and the children it serves will arise and we look forward to fulfilling those needs once they are assessed.

Join our mission to change the world. One way you can start is by simply purchasing dedicated Be the Change products. Our parent company (Youngevity International) showcases our commitment to this effort in two key ways. First, Youngevity has pledged 100 percent of profits generated by the purchase of these products will be donated to the Be the Change Foundation.

Second, Youngevity makes it easy for our associates by paying normal commission on these products – just as on any of our other products – so associates can sell them without hampering their own business growth.

Take a look at the links below and explore the flagship causes we support.


American Red Cross

Providing disaster relief to people all over the world is an incredibly daunting task. The American Red Cross is the first responder to a tragedy. This phenomenal organization gathers the instant…


Caterina’s Club

Caterina’s Club is dedicated to serving fresh, nutritionally balanced meals to hungry children 5 nights a week; serving over 1,800 children weekly. Feeding children and breaking the chain of…

Gary Sinise Foundation

We must do all we can to extend our hand in times of need to those who willingly sacrifice each day to provide that freedom and security. While we can never…

The Gesundheit Institute

Patch Adams combines laughter, fun, and old-fashioned clowning around to spread his message of holistic medical care to the world. Adams, who earned his…


Make-A-Wish Foundation

Helping to grant the wishes of terminally sick children is a truly special commitment and we are happy to support this wonderful organization and their cause.

Mike Glenn Foundation

Imagine growing up with a love for basketball. NBA and WNBA posters, photos, and memorabilia decorate your walls. Basketball jerseys are your outfit of choice…


My Story Matters

My Story Matters is dedicated to crafting storybooks which help lift a child’s self-esteem, give individuals courage to face difficult situations, and/or tell stories that uplift and encourage individuals to do better. My Story Matters creates extremely rewarding experiences…


Nicaragua Plantation

The Youngevity coffee story is really like no other. In 2014, Youngevity International purchased a 1,000-acre coffee plantation in the lush rainforest of Matagalpa. With this amazing resource, we are…