Since its inception, Jubilee has received over 30 awards, both local and national, in recognition of its outstanding achievements and service to the community. Some of those awards include:
- Presidents Award for Jubilee’s Executive Director, Sterling Wilder, from the Lynchburg NAACP for his community leadership – 2016
- USA Weekend 2004 Make a Difference Day National Award
- Lynchburg Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Award, 2001
- Oprah’s Angel Network Use Your Life Award, November 2000
- USA Weekend 1999 Make a Difference Day State Award
YES (Youth Educational Support) Program Student Achievements – 2019/2020
- 100% of students completed their homework during tutoring sessions.
- 43,200 hours of tutoring were provided to Jubilee’s children.
- All students requiring remedial assistance in subjects (those who earned grades lower than “C”) completed additional assignments (required to participate in recreational activities).
- An average of 24 Jubilee students achieved Honor Roll each grading period.
- 624 books were given to Jubilee’s children.
- 117 students participated in Jubilee’s Career Exploratory Camp.
- 100% of students were promoted to the next grade level.
- 85 students attended the Spring Break College Field Trip.
- 99% of graduating seniors from the YES program enrolled in higher education, including trade schools.
- 100% of students demonstrated knowledge of a new subject area upon completion of the program.
- 95% of parent/guardians noted improvement in their child’s behavior upon completion of the program.
- 99% of students receive daily exercise. Please note that one high school senior female cannot participate in exercise.
- 22,657 healthy snacks and meals were served to Jubilee’s children.