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Free to Fly

ELMINATE BARRIERS TO INDIVIDUAL SELF-SUFFICIENCY

Are you working hard, but just not geting ahead? Free to Fly serves people like you who want to be self-sufficient but who don’t have access to the resources to be successful.

WHAT WE DO

  • Meet regularly with participants
  • Provide financial literacy skills training through Advantage Federal Credit Union
  • Sponsor skill-building workshops
  • Provide participant with free food and household items
  • Connect each participant with a mentor
  • Provide a network of professionals who can contribute to the achievement of personal goals

WHO WE SERVE

  • Working persons and families in the SW neighborhoods in Rochester
  • Those needing a hand UP -- not a hand OUT -- from economic disadvantage to financial independence

WHAT's REQUIRED

All participants must:

  • Have earned the minimum of a high school degree or equivalent
  • Be currently working, full- or -part-time, or have recent work experience
  • Be willing to commit to participate in regularly scheduled meetings
  • Be available to volunteer 2-4 hours per month at Free to Fly
  • Be willing to pay the small monthly fee (less than $25/month)
  • Be willing to take the necessary steps to becoming economically self-sufficient

Acheiving Our Goals, Friend to Friend

46 Mount Hope Ave., Rochester, NY 14620

If you would like to receive more information, please complete a Pre-Application Form so we can contact you.