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About Us

As a non-profit 501(c)3, we strive to provide basic needs for local & international youth so that they feel empowered to meet their goals.

Chase Alexandria Clark is the compassionate and lively 19 year old founder and visionary of Chase's Chance, Inc.


Chase's Chance is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 2013 with an emphasis on the youth locally and internationally.

To date, the organization has raised and donated over $300,000 to others in need. Our hope is that all youth feel supported, empowered, and encouraged to move towards whatever life God has designed for them.


Chase brings a fresh perspective, regardless of race, gender, or social status. Let's just say - if there is a need, Chase is ready to help!

Our organization is proud to affirm that 99% of our incoming donations are invested and donated back into our community.

Our Board of Directors:

Founder & Vice President : Chase Clark

Board President: Salina Barksdale-Clark

Board Secretary: Onita Barksdale

Treasurer: Sonja Walker

Teen Advisor: Landon Clark

Purpose Statement

To increase self- efficacy in the lives of the youth, so they can become progressive community leaders, embrace their abilities, and strive to make their dreams a reality.


This is achieved by working in conjunctions with local organizations, provide community support, and accept donations, solicit and raise money for foregoing purposes.

Mission Statement

To serve others with our whole heart.


We serve so that they can make the world a better place and be the change agents that society wants to see in the youth of today.

Vision Statement

To provide basic needs for the local and international community of our youth and students so they can feel empowered to meet their personal goals one day at a time.

About Chase

Miss. Chase A. Clark is a dynamic young leader who believes in the power of community and services. She puts this belief into practice through her 501(c)3 non-profit organization, Chase's Chance, Inc., founded to bridge the gap for youth internationally and locally.

As a self-proclaimed lifelong learner, Chase believes that education is central to a person's development.


Chase is a college student attending Wake Forest University (WFU). She is very active on campus, serving as a: 

  • Resident Advisor

  • Volunteer Campus Tour Guide

  • Wake Forest TedXUniversity Marketing and Event Coordinator

  • Black Student Alliance Board Secretary


She also works with the admissions office at WFU as a Deacon Delegate.  


In 2021, Chase founded The Renaissance Project: A Black Girl's Movement podcast. Find the podcast on Apple, Audible, and AmazonMusic.

More recently, Chase is producing the Chase at Wake podcast. Both platforms commit to encouraging liberation, inspiration, and creativity to reimagine community conversations and those who have them. 

In addition to leading her organization, Chase is very active in her community. She is a proud Girl Scout, a member of Leadership LINKS, a choir and member with the Sister2Sister Mentoring program at Oak Ridge First Baptist Church. She worked with the Teen Grant Writing Committee and ran track with AAU High Point Panthers.  

Chase also serves as an Ambassador for Make-A-Wish Greensboro, and Board Member for the YWCA of High Point (2020-2021) and the Teen Grantmaking Council (2019-2022.)

She graduated from Southwest Guilford High School in 2022, where she served as Senior Class President and Homecoming Queen. In high school, she was involved with the Black Cultural Awareness (BCA) Club, Honor Society, Young Visionary Club, and served as a Guilford County Schools Math Tutor. 

Awards & Recognition

  • 2018 Governor's Service Award

  • 2019 Best Non-Profit, Reader's Choice Awards, News & Record

  • 2020 Best Non-Profit, Reader's Choice Awards, News & Record

  • 2020 Outstanding Youth Philanthropy Award, City of High Point

  • 2021 Humanitarian Award, City of High Point

  • 2021 Best Non-Profit, Reader's Choice Awards, News & Record

  • 2021 Best Non-Profit, The Scout Guide Greensboro

  • 2022 News & Record INSPIRE Awards: Young Inspirer

  • 2022 Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.: Zeta Youth of the Year Award

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