Supporting Our Youth

RMFY receives grant from Ronald McDonald House Charities of NC! We are excited to announce that we’ve been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Carolina! This grant supports our mission, and helps us continue to support more than 1,600 teens in our youth development program. To learn more about the RMHC of NC grants, …

The Gift of New Beginnings

 “The start of something new brings the hope of something great. ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE.” -Author Unknown We’ve all been there. We’ve all experienced the mental cycle of “could’ve, should’ve, would’ve” that so easily derails progress and forward momentum if we don’t find a way to stop it. Some call it ruminating. Some call it “stewing.” Some simply call it being …

Sign Me Up!

There are benefits to getting involved with RMFY, and multiple ways to do it! Think about someone who made a difference in your life. What did this person do that made such an impact? What were his/her qualities that you admired? How does this person’s influence on you show up in your life today? Don’t you want to pay that …

Your Votes Count!

Your Votes Can Help Us Win $20k! Help us make a greater impact in Charlotte by casting your votes for Right Moves For Youth here:http://www.aetnavoicesofhealth.com/2019/charlotte/agencies/right-moves-for-youth/ Aetna has chosen Right Moves For Youth as one of five non-profit organizations in the Charlotte region who are doing great work in local communities to address social determinants of health. We want to bring …

A Day in the Life of…

All Teens Face Challenges. RMFY Can Help. It’s no secret that along with the “storm and stress” of adolescence can come all kinds of developmental milestones: becoming more independent; finding peer groups in which one feels a sense of belonging; figuring out how to juggle school, work, family, and extracurricular activities; learning how to cope with challenges; gaining self-confidence and …

Full Circle

The Powerful Story of a RMFY Alumna…In Her Own Words My family and I come from a country called Eritrea, located in East Africa. My parents moved to the United States in the early ’90s during the civil war between Ethiopia and Eritrea. During that time, all the men in the country were required to battle in the war. My …

Sincerely, Tayuanee

A Message from Our Executive Director It is with both excitement and determination that we have entered this new school year!  This new year brings with it new opportunities for evolution and enhancement in the ways that we support the young people we serve.  As I observed our team preparing for the engagement of our students, I was struck by …

5k On the Greenway

FreeMoreWest 5k on the Greenway

Hey, you! Yeah, you! What are you doing on Friday, April 5th at 6:00 pm?  Join us for the 7th Annual FreeMoreWest 5K on the Greenway benefiting Right Moves for Youth!  We’re so excited to be chosen as this year’s benefactor, and look forward to hanging out with you for an evening of running, eating and drinking at the Freedom-Morehead-West Side corridor. …

Right Moves For Youth Twilight 5K

Twilight 5k 2019

The 23rd Annual Twilight 5K Road Race and Walk is sure to be an experience fit for the Queen (City)! On May 10, 2019, runners, walkers, and other supporters will gather at the Wells Fargo Atrium in Uptown Charlotte with one mission in mind:  providing the resources and guidance to help students graduate high school with a plan for their …

RIGHT MOVES FOR YOUTH NBA ALL STAR GAME 2019 Lebron James

NBA All-STAR 2019

The Stars Have Aligned Sitting on the edge of our seats in front of our TVs, several of us tuned in to TNT for the NBA All Star draft on Thursday, February 7, 2019. We didn’t know what we were about to witness. All we knew was that our Executive Director had emailed a cryptic message that said:  “Please tune in …

Right Moves for Youth Event

RMFY Students honor MLK

Right Moves for Youth (RMFY) students paid tribute to the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by giving back to the community in his honor on January 21.Middle and high school students from eight different Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools volunteered at the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts & Culture, where they greeted visitors and assisted with tours, and Samaritans …

Right Moves for Youth Partner NFL

NFL Player Partners w/RMFY

The holiday season was made a little brighter for local youth, including Right Moves for Youth (RMFY) students, thanks to Washington Redskins football player and Charlotte native Adonis Alexander.On Friday, December 21, 2018, 11 RMFY students and 5 students from other organizations, participated in a holiday shopping spree, organized by RMFY co-founder and retired police sergeant Dave Scheppegrell. The students …

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Make the Holidays Brighter for RMFY Students

Every year, we provide student support and youth development services to 1,600 middle and high school students attending Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools. In this season of giving, we are asking our supporters to make the holidays brighter for Right Moves for Youth (RMFY) students through gifts of financial support, volunteer time, and communication with others.There is no cost for students to be …

RMFY Holiday Donor Appreciation Reception

Right Moves for Youth (RMFY) staff, board members, and stakeholders came together to celebrate the holidays, but also share one common bond: the importance of investing in our youth, the future leaders of our society.RMFY held its annual Holiday & Donor Appreciation Cocktail on December 6th at Aria Tuscan Grille. At the event, guests had the opportunity to learn how …

Right Moves for Youth Event Bike build

Bike build to benefit RMFY

Every family has holiday traditions.  For the Dome family, that tradition is giving their time to help make the holidays a little brighter for Right Moves for Youth (RMFY) students.On Saturday, December 1st, the City of Charlotte and The Spokes Group hosted its annual Bike Build to benefit RMFY. City employees and their friends and family built the bikes, which were …