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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

Joiada Darnell

Joiada Darnell

Blessed Assurance Church - St. Albans, NY

Career Goal: Professional Basketball Player/Environmental Scientist
GPA: 91.52%
College: Manhattanville College

“Joiada is committed to succeed and has proven this time and time again by her many accomplishments. She has always displayed a high degree of integrity, responsibility, and ambition. She is definitely a leader rather than a follower.” – Alison Alexander, Women’s Fellowship Leader
Catherine Moelder

Catherine Moelder

Whitney Point First Baptist Church - Whitney Point, NY

Career Goal: Child Counseling/Social Work
GPA: 85.25%
College: Bible Baptist College

“I have been able to develop a close relationship with Catherine and have witnessed her work ethic, dedication to community, trustworthiness, and high moral standards that she sets for herself. These qualities combined make her the perfect example of a leader.” - Alaina Jones, English Teacher

World Changers Award

Ray Villegas, Director

East Harlem Youth For Christ - New York, NY

Ray Villegas and his family are urban missionaries in one of the greatest cities in the world, New York. He has devoted his life to seeing lives changed and transformed. His passion is to see young people develop into lifelong disciples. For over a decade, he has served with Youth For Christ, and is currently the director of the East Harlem branch. 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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