Meet David Charles!
David Charles is a graduate of Pottstown Senior High School in Pottstown, PA. Coming from a
childhood of adversity he has experienced first-hand the afflictions many young people face
every day and understands the struggle to live your best life.
David has created a life of meaningful connections, love, respect, and creativity. He has a
beautiful quality of being able to cultivate unity in diversity. David believes in the importance of
positive mentors, and the need for community collaboration. David’s dream is the motivation
behind STRIVE Initiative (STRIVE – Strengthening Tomorrow Requires Initiative & Vision
STRIVE is a 501(c)(3) certified nonprofit organization. The goal of STRIVE is simple – to assist
Pottstown youth in realizing their full potential. STRIVE operates as an organization with a
purpose to improve the academic, behavior and social skills of Pottstown youth.