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Mary Nelson Honored as Top Youth Advocate of the Year by IAOTP

In a heartwarming celebration of dedication and impact, Mary Nelson, the driving force behind the Mary Nelson Youth Center, has been honored as the Top Youth Advocate of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP).

Known for her unwavering commitment to empowering and uplifting the lives of young individuals, Mary’s tireless efforts have not only transformed the Mary Nelson Youth Center but have also left an indelible mark on countless lives within the community.

The prestigious award recognizes Mary’s outstanding leadership, innovation, and the positive influence she has exerted on the youth advocacy landscape. Through her visionary approach and relentless passion, Mary has become a beacon of hope for the younger generation, providing them with opportunities, mentorship, and a supportive environment to thrive.

As Mary graciously accepts this accolade, she remains steadfast in her mission to make a lasting difference in the lives of the youth she serves. The recognition from IAOTP serves as a testament to Mary Nelson’s profound impact and her status as a trailblazer in the realm of youth advocacy. Congratulations, Mary, on this well-deserved honor!

Mary Nelson

Hometown hero, visionary, and caregiver, Mary Nelson is dedicated to providing services to at-risk greater-Syracuse area youth to unleash their unlocked potential. From mentorships to financial assistance programs, Mary has built an empire of “helpers” to step in for the challenging moments in our children’s lives.