Empowering the children and youth of Elyria for over 30 years.
Learning for a lifetime.
Welcome Chase Farris, new Executive Director of Save Our Children of Elyria!
Chase is an Elyria native and product of Elyria City Schools. He has a passion to give back to Elyria by effecting change and being the change he wants to see in the community.
Who We Are
Save Our Children started 30 years ago out of the youth ministries program at Asbury United Methodist Church, the oldest African American Church in the city of Elyria. There have been multiple generations of families and children who have come through our humble doors. SOC received its 501 C 3 designation in 1996 and has continued to serve children of all ages from kindergarten through high school graduation. We currently run an after-school and summer program for students in grades K-12. We have a rich history that includes some amazing men and women who have made great contributions to our community over the years.
Change lives by improving literacy, cultivate leadership skills through mentoring, and promote academic excellence among the at-risk youth in our community.