"I come here for the fun atmosphere. This place keeps me sane. Cup of Cool Water is the best place on the planet to be. I wish I could be here until I die."
"This is a place where you don’t have to hide all of your bad stuff. It’s a sanctuary, this is where you, like, redeem yourself."
"Just a beautiful loving setting when you feel the most lost and alone. Christ's love is poured out so much in that place. I felt at home there in my youth."
"Love all the staff that was there when I was going! Helps a lot!"
"Thank you for showing me that God could love me."
Teach a Youth to Fish
You’ve heard the old proverb, “Give a man a fish; you have fed him for today. Teach a man to fish; and you have fed him for a lifetime,” right?
We take that concept several steps further in our continuum of transformation.
- Give a Youth a Fish (Betterment Services)
Youth first come to Cup of Cool Water to have their basic needs met. They receive services that help them have a better day: food, clothing, showers, laundry, and a friendly environment.
- Teach a Youth to Fish (Development)
- Equip a Youth to Purchase the Whole Pond (Transformation)