Tried and True Small Engines is a youth social enterprise program with Lakes Center for Youth & Families.

All donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

Ways to Donate


Tried and True relies significantly on donations from the community as there is no fee for participation.

*CLICK HERE to donate online (click "Add special instructions to the seller" and type in Tried and True).

*Send a check to Lakes Center for Youth & Families at 20 Lake Street North, Suite 103, Forest Lake (write Tried and True Donation on the memo line).

*Become a sponsor! Sponsors donating $2,000 or more will receive recognition as a partner on our website. Contact Jenna at LC4YF for more information.


We no longer accept donations of machines as we changed our business to be a repair shop.