Youth Enrichment Services

Youth Enrichment Services

Our mission is to inspire and challenge youth with physical and mental activities that foster life-long respect for self, others, and the environment.

News & Events

YES Releases 2017 Impact Report

Mar 01, 2018

Fiscal Year 2017 was a year of great impact and achievement at YES. More than 1,600 youth explored the great outdoors with us – many for the first time. Over half of youth served were from YES’s target neighborhoods of Dorchester, Roxbury, and Mattapan. 75% of youth were from low-to-moderate...

Youth Enrichment Services Receives a Gatorade Play it Forward Grant; Organization Chosen by Massachusetts T&F Champion, Grace Connolly

Feb 23, 2018

In its second full season, Massachusetts Track and Field Gatorade State Player of the Year, Grace Connolly, chose Youth Enrichment Services (YES) to receive a grant as a part of the Gatorade Play it Forward initiative. Sports have seen a double-digit decline over the past decade, largely due to tighter budgets in communities,...

YES Celebrates 50 Years of Service

Jan 24, 2018

Hello, The year 2018 marks a major milestone for Youth Enrichment Services (YES): 50 years of service. I am honored to be at the helm of the organization as we take this opportunity to celebrate our impact and success. YES’s 50th logo, created in partnership with Putnam Investments. Since the organization’s...

Meet YES’s 2018 Boston Marathon Team

Dec 15, 2017

Youth Enrichment Services (YES) is honored to have four dedicated runners in the 2018 Boston Marathon. Thank you to the John Hancock Boston Marathon Non-Profit Bib Program for donating the charity bibs to YES. This year, our team will raise over $40,000 to support our mission to inspire and challenge youth...

June 14

7th Annual YES Appreciation Harbor Cruise

June 14
6:00 pm
- 9:30 pm
June 15
June 28

YES Kayak Day

June 28
August 16

5th Annual Martin Richard Memorial Mile

August 16
5:00 pm
- 8:00 pm

Who We Serve

Over 1,600 YES youth were served by YES in 2015
75% of youth served by YES live in low-to-moderate income households
3 out of 5 served by YES are youth of color

Our impact

Thank You to our Supporters!

Contact Us

Youth Enrichment Services
412 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
Tel. (617) 267-5877
Fax (617) 266-6168