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For nearly 30 years God has faithfully blessed the work of Buttafuoco & Associates to help rebuild the lives of accident, injury and medical malpractice victims.  Because of the Lord's provision, the firm has created YCL as an opportunity to help young Christians be ministers in the marketplace—whether in education, government, law, media, the public and private sectors, science or sports.

Last Month's Winners

Aizess Jones

Aizess Jones

Iglesia Del Dios Fuerte, Far Rockaway, NY

Career Goal: Book Publicist
GPA: 3.8
College: High School Senior

“Her responsible and kindhearted nature has proven her to be an asset to the church community as well as the community around her… She is creative and can rise to any challenge. Her unwavering devotion to her church and her community exemplifies strong moral fiber and character.” – Aristides Calderon, Pastor
Dustin Pfaender

Dustin Pfaender

Harvest Baptist Church - New Hartford, CT

Career Goal:: Music Recording
GPA: 3.73
College: University of Hartford

“Though he is now a graduate, Dustin still holds a special place in our school because of his unique blend of outstanding character, determination, integrity, congeniality, humor, and dedication to academic excellence… Dustin has carried his outstanding work ethics to the University of Hartford where he made the Dean’s List every semester during his freshman year! After encountering many different students throughout my career, I can surely attest that this student is one who will be an asset wherever he goes…” – Hillary Sawyers, Assistant Principal at Torrington Christian Academy

World Changers Award

Ryan Faison, College & YA Pastor

Christ Church - Montclair, NJ

Rev. Ryan E. Faison, M.Div. serves as the College and Young Adults Pastor at Christ Church in Montclair and Rockaway, New Jersey. In this role, Pastor Ryan provides leadership and oversight to the growing community of young adults, college students and emerging leaders. Pastor Ryan serves as a youth/young adult conference speaker and lecturer, including the New Jersey State Department’s MLK Youth Leadership Conference as well as a host of other conferences and seminars. Read more »

The YCL Community, with your help, wishes to recognize extraordinary individuals who are sacrificially investing their talents and resources in helping our youth to become World Changers. Help us honor those who you feel should be the recipient of the next "World Changers Award". Recommend Our Next Honoree

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