Our First Youth Enterprise Award

We are excited to launch the Youth Enterprise Award for the first time ever at Attention Homes! The Youth Enterprise Award recognizes a young person between the ages of 12 and 24 who is a participant of Attention Homes programming, has overcome personal adversity, is creating positive change in their lives, and demonstrates exceptional work…

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Attention Homes Virtual Gala

Attention Homes 13th Annual (virtual) Gala Sit Back and Take a Stand Saturday August 8th, 2020 | 6-7:15pm Stand up against youth homelessness from the comfort of your home. A gourmet meal by GB Culinary will be available for pick-up at Attention Homes. Join us as we celebrate the impact Attention Homes is making on…

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12th Annual Gala

Attention Homes 12th Annual Gala ALL THAT JAZZ May 4, 2019: 320 guests gathered at the Embassy Suites in Boulder to raise awareness and funds for Attention Homes and to celebrate our past year of success. It was a roaring twenties party with casino games, dancing, silent and live auctions and more to benefit youth…

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Sleep Out for Homeless Youth

Sleep Out for Homeless Youth Thursday, November 7th 135 individuals pledged to Sleep Out on November 7th to raise awareness and funds for youth experiencing homelessness. These individuals raised over $150,000 for Attention Homes, which will directly go towards programming that supports youth experiencing homelessness. Sleeper pages are open through the month of November so…

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Meet Markus

Markus was asked to leave his home in Salt Lake City at age 17 when his family discovered he was gay through a social media post. Because of being “outed” on social media, he experienced bullying and discrimination at school and in his usual social environments. None of his friends’ families would take him in,…

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Meet Melanie

Attention Homes’ street outreach staff and volunteers met Melanie and her family on the street. Although her mom had a job their family didn’t have enough money to afford their own place, they were homeless. Melanie’s mom brought her to Attention Homes so that she would be safe and attend high school regularly. Melanie has…

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Meet David

In late 2010, when Attention Homes’ youth shelter opened, David was one of our first residents. He came to our shelter on New Years Eve, after running away to avoid being put into foster care. He stayed with us for two months until he turned 18. During his time with us we successfully enrolled him…

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