This holiday season, empower youth who are giving every day to transform themselves, their communities and our world through service.


Giving empowers buildOn students to transform their communities through local service and change the world by building schools across the globe.

What buildOn Youth Are Giving Every Day:

  • buildOn students serve with younger children from their neighborhoods, acting as after-school tutors and positive role models.
  • buildOn students are helping to improve the lives of those living with homelessness and food insecurity.
  • Spending time with seniors is just one of the ways buildOn students spread compassion in their communities.
  • buildOn students have helped construct more than 800 schools in seven of the world’s economically poorest countries.

Your HOLIDAY Gift Empowers:

Academic Achievement

98% of buildOn students not only graduate, they go on to college

Stronger Communities

Youth become forces of change in their communities

Limitless Possibilities

Students see anything is possible with grit and compassion

All donations to buildOn’s holiday campaign will be MATCHED by the Britta and Denis Nayden Charitable Foundation!*


*Match excludes gifts to crowd raising campaigns for Trek or Community Teams.

For 15 consecutive years, buildOn has earned a 4-star rating by Charity Navigator.

Only 1% of the charities rated by Charity Navigator have received at least 11 consecutive 4-star evaluations.

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