“It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.”
― Mother Teresa


AYS is always looking for volunteers to help out with the organization’s fundraisers and events.


In order to sustain and implement quality programs & services we must fundraise!

A Message from Our Team

A Youthful Soul, Inc. (AYS), is a non-profit 501(c)(3) community-based youth outreach mentoring organization that was created and founded by Gayle S. McDonald in February 2010. The organization is dedicated to empowering youth throughout Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties. Your support, financially, or otherwise will help us fund and implement programs and services for the youth we serve. We invite you to become a member and join our online services. Thank you for visiting our online website and embracing your Youthful Soul!

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Help deserving underprivileged youth get the support they need.

We aim to assist students who aspire to lead lives of significance - thinkers, leaders, young men and women with brilliant minds desiring to achieve the best...

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Join the AYS Team Today!

Apply to become a member by submitting your online application. Membership is $25 for adults and $15 for youth ages 7-17.

Our Mission

A Youthful Soul, Inc. seeks to empower and encourage youth by implementing and shaping programs that foster education, career development, strong self-esteem, and personal growth. Initially, AYS will focus its efforts in North Miami and surrounding communities of Miami-Dade County.

As a community-based, youth outreach mentoring organization, AYS seeks to enable all young people to reach their fullest potential by providing them with opportunities to focus on character building and self- esteem enhancement. AYS is dedicated to inspiring youth through community and school service projects that help develop problem-solving skills and provide social and recreational experiences. The organization aims to strengthen the minds of youth by emphasizing practice in values of courtesy, respect, and giving that positively impacts the community.

What A Youthful Soul has to offer?

Social Activities
Service Activities
Cultural / Performing Arts
Educational Motivation
Academic Enhancement
Workshops / Seminars

Since 2010, AYS has helped over 200 youth thanks to the help and support of our volunteers and donators.

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