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For nearly 30 years God has faithfully blessed the work of Buttafuoco & Associates to help rebuild the lives of accident, injury and medical malpractice victims.  Because of the Lord's provision, the firm has created YCL as an opportunity to help young Christians be ministers in the marketplace—whether in education, government, law, media, the public and private sectors, science or sports.

Last Month's Winners

Cecilia Oh

Cecilia Oh

Grace Community Chapel, Iselin, NJ

Career Goal: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
GPA: 3.4
College: Rutgers University School of Nursing

“She is a very dedicated individual and sincerely cares for those that she serves. She seeks to grow the church by showing people the love of Christ and leading by example… Whenever anything needs to be done, she is usually the first to commit to make it happen. Cecilia expresses what it means to be a Christian in a world that needs to see what it is to be a Christ follower.” – Daniel Park, Pastor at Korean Community Church
Sophia Logan

Sophia Logan

The Worship Center, Hebron, CT

Career Goal: Occupational Therapist
GPA: 3.8
College: Springfield College

“Always engaged in the classroom, never outworked, and perpetually willing to help her peers, Sophia’s presence is a gift to any professor lucky enough to have her. In addition, her thirst for knowledge and quest for self-discovery acts as a model to anyone she comes into contact with, often elevating the overall climate in any environment, academic or otherwise. In the community, Sophia’s resume speaks for itself.” – Kyle Belanger, Faculty Professor

World Changers Award

Jim Bushoven, Community Development Pastor

Hawthorne Gospel Church - Hawthorne, NJ

Pastor Jim Bushoven has been a life-long resident of New Jersey, and is committed to seeing God move in his home state. He currently serves as the community development pastor at Hawthorne Gospel Church, and is also the Co-chair for NJ CityServe. In those roles, Pastor Jim has sought to build healthy churches, and to unite the Church as a whole. He is a champion of the local church and desires to see communities transformed by the Kingdom of God. Read more »

The YCL Community, with your help, wishes to recognize extraordinary individuals who are sacrificially investing their talents and resources in helping our youth to become World Changers. Help us honor those who you feel should be the recipient of the next "World Changers Award". Recommend Our Next Honoree

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