Hey U.G.L.Y. was founded in 2002 in response to the daily headlines describing the increase in teen suicide, gun violence in schools, bullying, drug abuse, eating disorders, and the obesity epidemic facing American youth. In 2004 Hey U.G.L.Y., Inc. became a 501©(3) nonprofit organization. (U.G.L.Y. is an acronym for Unique Gifted Lovable You.)
Mission Give youth the self-esteem and empathetic tools they need to counter bullying, obesity and racism.
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Hey U.G.L.Y. has received support from the following celebrities: