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Frequently Asked Questions


Are there any requirements or skills needed to become a Young Friend?

Yes! Love, patience, kindness and some of your time. 

What is the difference between Friends and Young Friends?

Young Friends is made up of young professionals (mid-twenties to mid-forties) with events and meetings taking place after 5:00 PM and on the weekends. Friends events typically occur during the day with a few events in the late afternoon or evening.

Does it cost money to join Young Friends?

We do ask for annual dues of $50.00 (per individual). Please see the main page for all membership options.

What do the dues pay for?

Dues are used to support our annual operating costs which fund our family dinners, activities and social events for the Young Friends group.

Are there other costs throughout the year?

None required; however, some of our events depend on additional donations (in-kind and/or monetary) from members for things such as food, paper goods or more. Additional donations are voluntary and strictly up to each member’s ability and desire to contribute.

How do I get communications about Young Friends?

Once you join you will be begin receiving monthly emails which will inform you on meetings, socials, and other pertinent information. You will also begin receiving our volunteer newsletter which will alert you to any upcoming volunteer opportunities with our special events and other programs throughout the year.

How often do Young Friends have meetings?

Young Friends meet quarterly.

What kind of social events do Young Friends get involved in?

Social events are held quarterly and vary per year. Examples include: happy hours, workout classes, running groups and more.

I have a specific question. How can I get in contact with someone?

Please feel free to reach out to our Advancement Coordinator via email or call 713-795-3563 with questions about becoming a Young Friend. 

I am ready to sign up what happens next?

Once you sign up online you will receive a confirmation email which will give you further direction. A current Young Friends member will reach out to you via email or by phone to welcome you and provide more information about the group.