What is 20-30 all about?

Our Motto

“Youth, to be served, must serve”

Our Mission

Active 20-30 USA & Canada provides young adults with an opportunity for personal growth, friendships and leadership development while improving the quality of life for the special needs children in their community.

Our Slogan

“A man never stands so tall as when he kneels to help a child”

Active 20-30 Fundamentals


  • To develop members, by precept and example, into a more intelligent, aggressive and serviceable citizenship, and to create in them a desire to participate actively in civic and welfare work in their respective communities;
  • To create in every member a personal desire for knowledge and self-improvement, and to develop trust, friendship and understanding between people in their professional and social activities;
  • To provide a practical means of forming enduring friendships and good-will among its members in their communities, their country and throughout the world;
  • To hold and promote entertainment, instructions, programs and social gatherings in and for the furtherance of the purposes of “Active 20-30 United States & Canada”.


With the productive years of my life before me, with ambitions and ideals to be realized, I accept the following principles necessary in their attainment:

  • To show proper appreciation for my community, and to do everything in my power for its growth and development;
  • To recognize that friendship is reciprocal and that friendly cooperation is the foundation of society;
  • To offer sincere service to Active 20-30 and to fulfill to the best of my ability any task that the organization may assign me;
  • To recognize the intrinsic worth of the objectives of Active 20-30 which are the development, by precept and example of a more intelligent, aggressive, and serviceable citizenship, providing of a practical means of forming enduring friendships, of rending altruistic service and building better communities.

Who we help

These are a few of the local children's charities that we've helped over the years
  • United Cerebral Palsy

  • Canarado Springs Middle School

  • Wellspring Women’s Center

  • Friends of Sly Park

  • Warm Line

  • Nepenthean Homes

  • St. Francis

  • Parkway Booster Club

  • Safety Center


  • Very Special Arts

  • Diogenes Youth Services

  • Junior Achievement

  • Fairytale Town

  • Family Alliance

  • Celebration of Hope

  • Youth Guidance Connection

  • Access Leisure

  • Oak Park Pre-School