By equipping people to choose healthy relationships for a hopeful future.


To create a culture where people value themselves and their relationships


Pure began in 2012 as a program under Choices. Since then, Pure has experienced rapid growth, bringing data-driven curriculum to over 37,000 students!


Empowering Youth

Pure strives to encourage healthy decision making, and educates youth to feel empowered to make healthy relationship decisions.

instructor Jim with student

Leadership Philosophy:

"I believe that students will make the healthiest choices for themselves when they are educated with tools that activate their critical thinking skills, encourage their self-esteem to develop more fully, and are empowered with hope toward their successful futures."

Shari McCutcheon
Founding Director, P.U.R.E.



Executive Director of Pure

Cassandra Early, Executive Director

Cassandra Early, Executive Director

Oversees the operations of all programming; and encourages, educates, and empowers the staff and volunteers to provide optimal health education for students/youth.

Email Cassandra
(219) 284-5232

Amy Pickerill, Scheduler

Amy Pickerill, Scheduler

Handles all the school and volunteer scheduling for all programs.

Email Amy