Disneyland Awards ACF $10,000 for Youth Programs


At the 10th Annual Disney Half Marathon, the Anaheim Community Foundation (ACF) was awarded $10,000 to support Project S.A.Y. (Support Anaheim’s Youth) and Summer Yourh Scholarships. ACF has been the celebratory charity of the race since it began. Ten members of Project S.A.Y. participated in the Disneyland 5K. Project S.A.Y. is one of many free programs for Anaheim youth in middle and high school made possible through ACF.

ACF Board Chair David Bostwick along with Project S.A.Y. students accepted the check at the event.

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About Project S.A.Y.

Project S.A.Y.  is the City of Anaheim’s Youth Development Program. Project S.A.Y. serves Junior High and High School age youth and their families living in Anaheim and uses a combination of Youth Outreach, Case Management, School Interventions, Assistance to Parents, Community Education, Youth Leadership Development, Health and Fitness, and Education and Employment to engage youth in positive and constructive activities to promote the healthy development of young people.

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Youth participate in a wide range of social, recreational, and educational activities that help them develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for successful adulthood. Participants develop leadership, conflict resolution, problem solving, and goal-setting skills. Youth help plan their own activities such as sporting events, camping trips, leadership development programs, and service projects in the community. Project S.A.Y. services are offered at no cost to Junior High and High school age youth. For more information on Project S.A.Y., please call 714-765-5246.

Project SAY serves the following Anaheim Union High School District schools:

  • Anaheim High School / Sycamore Jr. High
  • Katella High School / South Jr. High
  • Loara High School / Ball Jr. High
  • Savanna High School / Brookhurst Jr. High
  • Magnolia High School / Dale Junior High School