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About Us

LIFT Teen Center is a non-profit organization designed to serve the needs of Leelanau County's youth through intentional and engaging programs. Incorporated in 2017, LIFT has reached over one hundred teens at Suttons Bay Schools and has expanded its after-school program to include a service-learning component and separate sessions for both middle schoolers and high schoolers. 

Our Vision

We envision youth of Leelanau County making up a vibrant and inclusive collective of empowered leaders and engaged citizens invested in a brighter future for our community.

Our Mission

We empower Leelanau County’s youth to discover and embrace their strengths to become kind leaders by investing in their evolution, autonomy, and character.

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