The Foundation began in 1997, and matches youth age 5-17 with qualified and screened adult volunteers in Clay and Union County. All volunteers have been background checked, and references are taken on all. The program is recognized as a 501(c) 3 non-profit agency, and is supported by area businesses, and your individual donations, which are fully tax deductible.

Letter to the members of our community


Our Mission and Values

The Clay-Union Foundation is committed to matching youth with adult volunteers in Clay and Union County. Matches will be made based on the needs of the child, as well as the capacity of the volunteer. The program is open to any youth who may benefit from having an adult mentor.


To recognize the unique opportunities when mentoring a child, helping in their development as productive and caring members of society.