YES Executive Director Bryan Van Dorpe advocates for parks in Boston Globe article.

YES Executive Director, Bryan Van Dorpe, contributed to a Boston Globe article about the cuts in federal funding for parks. In the article, Bryan comments that reducing federal funding to state parks will be a severe loss for inner city

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Youth Enrichment Services Track Program chosen for New Balance grant

  The YES Track & Field Program is pleased to have been chosen by the New Balance Foundation for a grant through the NB SparkStart Initiative. NB SparkStart is a global initiative focused on improving the health, well-being and self-esteem

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Meet and greet with YES Alum and intern Jenny!

Former YES teen, Jenny Delgado, has joined the YES staff as a development intern this summer!  She is helping with marketing, fundraising, and Alumni activities. We sat down with Jenny and asked her about what its like to return to

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Wed., July 30 – YES Receives the New Balance SparkStart grant

 The YES Track & Field Program is pleased to have been chosen by the New Balance Foundation for a grant through the NB SparkStart Initiative.Noreen Bigelow, Charitable Programs Assistant of the New Balance Foundation says the NB SparkStart Initiative began

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Tues, May 23- YES awards $5,000 to local non-profits

This spring, YES Academy youth were granted $5,000 from The Highland Street Foundation to award to three local non-profits. After conducting site visits at a handful of local non-profits , the YES Academy youth voted on which three non-profits should receive the grant money. The

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Thurs – Sun Nov 13-16- BEWI Ski & Snowboard Expo

Join us for the BEWI Ski & Snowboard Expo and look for the YES table! The BEWI Ski & Snowboard Expo will be at the Seaport World Trade Center (200 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA). The hours are as follows: Thursday,

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Sun, Oct 5 – Run the Mt. Washington Bank 5k with YES!

Support YES and run the Mt. Washington Bank 5k. The non-profit that has the most registered runners will receive a donation! Race information and instructions on how to register are below:  Join Us For the  9th Annual Mt. Washington Bank  Bay

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Sat, Sept. 27 – Berklee Beantown Jazz Fest

YES will have an outreach table at Berklee Beantown Jazz Fest on Saturday, September 27. Come join us for the 14th Annual Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival. There will be three stages of live music, arts, crafts, a family park –

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Tues, Sept 16 – Board of Directors & Trustee Meeting

On Tuesday, September 16, the YES Board of Directors and Trustees will meet.   Please note that this meeting is invitation-only.   LOCATION TBD.

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Sat, Sept. 13 – 1st Annual Homeruns for YES Softball Tournament

Looking for a day of sports, food, and fun? Come join YES and the Young Donors Committee for the 1st Annual Homeruns for YES Softball Tournament on Saturday, September 13 from 1 to 5 pm at M Street Park in South Boston.

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