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The Movement That Brings About Positive Change

T.R.U.S.T., Inc. develops young adults as servant leaders and positive change agents in their communities.

T.R.U.S.T., which stands for “To Respect, Unite, Support & Teach,” is committed to serving our communities through:

  • Empowering and training young adults to become servant leaders and positive change agents in their individual communities;
  • Establishing and maintaining campus student organizations;
  • Affording graduating high school seniors and actively enrolled college students with scholarships; and,
  • Participating in varied community and mentorship-driven initiatives.

T.R.U.S.T. was founded on the campus of Old Dominion University (ODU) in Norfolk, Virginia as a student organization in 2005. It achieved incorporation status in January 2009, recognizing the organization as a Virginia Nonstock Corporation. Then T.R.U.S.T., Inc. received official approval from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to be exempt from Federal income tax under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code in June of 2014.

Make a tax-deductible contribution to T.R.U.S.T., Inc. Any donation amount is welcomed. All contributions will support the general advancement of T.R.U.S.T., Inc., its campus student organizations, and its programs and services to our communities.

Our Core Values

The Movement That Brings About Positive Change


Creating and cultivating a supportive and family atmosphere with impeccable morale is important to this organization. We work to establish healthy and lasting relationships within the organization, with the individuals we serve and our partners.

Servant Leadership

It is our duty to be an organization of servant leaders. We seek to build a servant leadership culture by attracting individuals who will continually strive to maximize their leadership potential through serving mankind and helping others to do the same.


Passion is the lifeblood of our organization. We bring passion, energy, and enthusiasm to everything we do. Our collective passion for service is how we are able to achieve our goals and successfully execute our mission.

Our Philosophy

We seek to build servant leaders who:

  • Respect their individual communities (respect);
  • Cultivate an atmosphere of love and genuine care for others (unite);
  • Routinely provide support for all people who are in need (support); and,
  • Wholeheartedly believe in the importance of sharing knowledge, experiences, and skills through meaningful relationships and mentorship (teach).

Our Campuses

We have campus organizations at the following universities:
  • Arizona State University (ASU) – Phoenix, Arizona
  • Kennesaw State University (KSU) – Kennesaw, Georgia
  • Old Dominion University (ODU) – Norfolk, Virginia

Our Programs

We offer the following programs:

  • Campus Leadership Empowerment Weekend (CLEW)
  • Servant Leadership Conference (SLC)

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