Our mission.

To uplift and empower vulnerable youth and their families by providing direct and effective
programs that support and strengthen individuals and communities.

TOPPS has received national recognition for its accomplishments.

America’s Mother Teresa

In 2016, Nicholas Kristof, a columnist for The New York Times, described TOPPS founder Annette Dove as “America’s Mother Teresa.”

Making a Difference

In 2011, Chelsea Clinton, who interviewed Annette Dove for the NBC series “Making a Difference,” said “so many of her children told us they would be in jail and possibly dead without her intervention, mentoring, love and support.”