About Van Go

Van Go is an award-winning, arts-based social service agency for qualifying Douglas County youth, ages 14-24.

Using art as the vehicle for self-expression, self-confidence, and hope for the future, Van Go empowers young people to create their own vision of success.

Employed as Apprentice Artists, youth receive comprehensive employability skills training, health and wellness education, and social service support.

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VAN GO IS...

Life Changing

“Without Van Go in my life I'd have 2 children, be a drug addict or a runaway.” ~ Samantha

Opportunity for Success

“Failure is not an option. Van Go makes sure we all succeed.” ~ Miguel

Family

“I finally have a place I can call home.” ~ Latichia

Lifesaving

“I might not be here without Van Go.” ~ Jordan

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Donate

Your financial support allows us to continue our work serving Douglas County youth. Donate >

Volunteer

Contribute your skills by volunteering! Opportunities range from working directly with our youth to assisting with events, operations, and fundraising efforts. Volunteer >

Partner

Your company or organization can show its heart for the community by partnering with Van Go. Discover all our sponsorship opportunities, or we can create one just for you! Learn More >

Commission

Make a lasting mark by commissioning a Van Go mural, bench, or other work of art. Learn More >

Apply

Interested in becoming a Van Go youth? Apply and get paid to create art! Learn More >

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