Freedom builders empower dreams

Join the movement by consistently giving just $1 a month or more.

The cracking cinder-block building wasn’t some architectural ruin. It was a school in the disadvantaged community of Chongón, Ecuador, where 42 children, from first- through sixth-grade, crammed together for an inefficient day of learning.

When Young Living Founder D. Gary Young saw children entering and exiting this building while building the Young Living Ecuador farm, his perspective shifted and his heart opened. If his own children were attending a school like that he would do something about it, so why not do something for these children? Gary went on to design and build the beautiful Young Living Academy that today supports 350 students.

Because our founder chose to see potential where others saw despair—the potential within each individual to achieve greatness—and because he consistently acted in accordance with that vision, he forever changed how we see the world and respond to those in need.

He was the definition of a Freedom Builder.

Become a freedom builder

“The greatest happiness we find is when we help others, especially those in tremendous need.”

D. Gary Young

One million Freedom builders

Join us on an empowering five-year journey.

We want you to join us in following in Gary's footsteps. In 2017, you helped us empower the lives of 250,000 individuals* around the world all because of your amazing support and hearts! Now, we're getting ready to do more.

In the next five years, we want to quintuple our impact so that in the year 2023, we can empower 1.2 million underserved individuals through The D. Gary Young, Young Living Foundation. We want to uplift 1.2 million so they can pursue their dreams with more hope and courage and less uncertainity. It's going to take a legion of us to achieve this aspiration.

* Numbers represent direct impact and an estimated total number of people who can be impacted through one individual sharing the education they've received with at least their immediate family.

How can i become a Freedom builder?

Get involved. Stay involved with $1 a month.

We need 1 million Freedom Builders to join us on a 5-year journey of changing lives and creating a million dreams for others.

To become a Freedom Builder, we need you to donate $1 a month.

Become a freedom builder

Freedom Builders ? *This Freedom Builder number represents those who have donated at minimum $1 each month for the last three-month time period. All other numbers reflect donations made since January 1, 2018. Round up numbers are updated monthly and are not real time.


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