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.

Our Vision: To spark self-expression and hope.
Our Mission: To inspire young lives through art, work, and community.

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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


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


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

Join the Effort


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


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


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 >


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


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

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