Thank you to Up With People for coming to Modesto and making such a memorable impact!

Dear Modesto Committee, Sponsors and Friends,

Thank you again for inviting Up with People into your community for a week of impact! Our cast had a great time in Modesto getting to know you, the community and their new families. We are still celebrating the relationships we’ve been able to build on this visit thanks to Fuzio Universal Bistro with your support! We are all inspired by how much passion you have for creating and enhancing experiences for community members, empowering youth and sharing cultures. It’s been wonderful working with you in Modesto and we are pleased to provide you with an overview of the impact that you helped to create.


7 days spent in the Modesto area

14 countries and 15 U.S. States represented in the UWP cast who visited Modesto and Sacramento

24 Modesto area families hosted cast members

44 Up with People Cast members impacted the Modesto community


1 full 2-hour performance by Up with People at The Gallo Center for the Arts

1 World Dance Class for the children at Sylvan Elementary School

4 Up with People song workshops impacting 825 children at 4 local schools

1,625 total youth and community members impacted by full Up with People Performance and performance workshops in Modesto


3 days of community service across the Modesto community

12 local organizations impacted by community service including Beyer High School, Fairview Elementary School, Modesto Senior Center, Shackelford Elementary School, Boys and Girls Clubs (CF Brown, Sylvan Elementary, Somerset Middle School, and West Modesto), Sylvan Elementary School, CF Brown Elementary School, Somerset Middle School and Modesto Mission.

14 local youth interviewed to travel in future Up with People on Tour programs

34+ local businesses, organizations and individuals participated as financial or in-kind partners to benefit Boys and Girls Clubs of Stanislaus County including Fuzio Universal Bistro as the Presenting Sponsor.

101 local media mentions including 1 Billboard Ad, 3 print stories, 4 radio interviews, website ads, and 12 print ads, 33social media posts guaranteed, and 40 radio ads/live mentions.

50+ hours of promotion by Advance Team & UWP Cast at 30 local events, meetings and media interviews.

79 classrooms received Up with People leadership, cultural, civility or dance workshops.

320.5 hours of community service completed across the Modesto community (not including hours completed by 27 local volunteers who joined service activities)

1,485 local youth impacted by Up with People’s international cast through cultural civility, leadership and dance workshops, cultural fairs, presentations and performances.

$76,315 in net income raised for Boys and Girls Clubs of Stanislaus County!

Thank you again for making the above possible. It’s a pleasure working with people like yourselves who give so much to their communities so selflessly. We truly hope you enjoyed your 2019 experience with Up with People and look forward to possible future partnerships. Best wishes to you.