M. Evans via Crowdrise
May 02, 2012
BENEFITING: Youth Enrichment Services, Inc.
EVENT DATE: Apr 16, 2012
Founded in 1968, YES provides sports-based youth development, leadership, and enrichment programs to disadvantaged Boston youth, ages 8 to 17. YES is a distinctive and well-established non-profit organization that has served over 100,000 Boston children and teens since its founding. YES’s Operation SnowSports and Outdoor Adventure programs introduce youth to unique sports such as skiing, snowboarding, rock climbing, mountain biking, and track. Through these sports, youth develop self-confidence, connect with positive mentors, and develop a healthy lifestyle. YES’s afterschool enrichment program, the YES Academy, provides year-round opportunities for youth to develop leadership skills, explore career pathways, and reach their full potential in school, work, and life.