Empowering youth through customized support that uplifts disadvantaged families.

I'm Young And Empowered, Inc® is an independent - volunteer based 501(c)3 Nonprofit organization. We do not receive government funding. We rely solely on fundraising and donations to fund our community outreach programs.

2019 Annual Report - 2019 990 - IRS Determination



​​I’m Young And Empowered, Inc.® is an 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose members believe in integrity, compassion, unity and a pay it forward attitude to create a better future for all.


To this end I’m Young And Empowered, Inc.® is committed to:

  • Support and empower those who are disenfranchised, especially economically disadvantaged families with children, as they seek opportunities to reach economic stability and address food insecurity.

  • Empower youth to be leaders from various backgrounds and demographics.

  • Build a community of people from diverse cultural, racial and socio-economic backgrounds to promote unity.

  • Advocate and provide solutions to support the underprivileged and marginalized members of society through customized and empowering programs.



I’m Young And Empowered, Inc.® strives to encourage the development of character in our youth that is founded on core principles of integrity, compassion, and unity as values supporting all humans – without discrimination for any gender, race, religion or other preferences or socio-economic status.


  • Integrity - Being whole and honorable as a person, being honest and doing the right thing even when nobody else is looking.


  • Compassion - Being as kind and considerate to others as ourselves, as brothers and sisters in our common humanity.


  • Unity - Being inclusive of all humans first and foremost, respecting and valuing our differences and supporting one another in our humanity.



I’m Young and Empowered Inc.® started as a grassroots organization in 2019; to bring resources in bullying prevention, mental health advocacy and suicide prevention to schools, individual families and youth advocates. While also providing seasonal community outreach events including back to school, winter coats and Christmas gifts to children in need.

I'm Young And Empowered, Inc.® 1st Annual Fall Festival - 2019



Since the onset of Covid-19 in 2020, we have broadened our outreach services as an all volunteer - grassroots organization; to provide supplemental food, living supplies and financial assistance to Las Vegas Valley families in need. We continue to provide opportunities to disadvantaged youth to engage in youth development programs and volunteer activities.


I'm Young And Empowered, Inc. #YESYOUMATTER does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, political affiliation, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its volunteer activities or operations. 


2019- 2021 I'm Young And Empowered, Inc.® 501(c)3 Nonprofit Organization Tax ID 84-1808668


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Elise Carey - Founder/President elise@imyoungandempowered.org 

Thomas Carey MBA, PhD - Treasurer