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June 30, 2021

Stories with Friends: Part 28

You Can Do Anything

Rock climbing is a popular activity with our youth and Friends and a great way for them to build trust with one another. On a recent outing, youth *Stella persevered through her fears and completed four levels of courses all the way to the top. It was only her second time rock climbing! There were moments where Stella would say, "I don't think I can do it", but with the support of her Friend, Dani, Stella kept on climbing until she accomplished the course. Dani makes it a priority every outing to tell her youth that they are capable of anything they set their mind to, and that she is there for them whenever they need. We are so grateful for our community partners, like the Bend Rock Gym, who continue to provide enriching activities that help support the bond of our Friends and youth #NoMatterWhat.