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YOUTH EMPOWERMENT SERVICES' Fundraiser:

Help YES raise $25,000

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THE STORY:

Youth Empowerment Services (YES) was founded in 2003 and has been changing lives in New Brunswick's under-served First Ward -- all done on a shoestring budget.

Despite modest finances, YES serves over 250 youth and adults each year and has given thousands of individuals the safe space, educational resources and role models they need to take charge of their future. We've seen young people transform from failing students to college graduates, emotionally troubled to healthy and engaged, and go from residents of one of New Jersey's poorest communities to the residential halls of an Ivy League University. The Mayor of New Brunswick has even credited YES for the lower crime rates in the community. These are accomplishments we're proud of...

But we need your help to continue our work!

In over a decade, we've started and expanded life-changing programs. We saw need gaps and found ways to fill them by extending and strategically employing our volunteer, monetary and relationship resources. With the launch of this ambitious Crowdrise campaign, we hope to stabilize our finances so that we can reinforce our infrastructure to support our growing vision.

Your generous donation today will ensure that we can provide the following programs and services:

• Community After School Tutoring (CAST)

• X-Cite Nite • Mentoring

• Oasis Summer Camp

• Adult resources, seminars and programs

• Student Arts for Life Transformation (SALT)

Our goal is to raise $25,000 in the next month! Whether it's $25 or $500, please make a donation today and help us reach our goal!

DONATE

To This Fundraiser

$16,799

MONEY RAISED
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  • evan

    $10

  • Karen

    $100

  • The Queenan's

    $100

  • Dara

    $30

  • KY

    $200

  • Priya Mistry

    $100

  • Malisa Barclay

    $100

  • Jean Young

    $25

  • Peter Yang

    $75

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $200

  • Hana

    $25

  • Evan Spiller

    $150

  • Francis

    $25

  • Naomi and Richard

    $50

  • Mort

    $45

  • The Michaels Family

    $100

  • Bill Gates

    $100

  • Patrick Ku

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Erica L.

    $25

  • Jonathan Balkin

    $25

  • David Griffiths

    $50

  • Nathan Ruffner

    $2,000

  • Helen Kinson

    $25

  • Alex Kirk

    $50

  • Kate Murphy

    $25

  • Deena and Brian

     

  • Karen Shaines & Nathaniel Spiller

    $499

  • Evan Griffiths and Lia Postorino

    $25

  • The Rothman-Shore Family

    $54

  • Trissie Lee

     

  • Jessica Chang

     

  • MING LU

    $25

  • Amy Shu

    $25

  • Lucille Kassianos

    $25

  • Ivane Chou

    $200

  • Steve Bloomstein

    $100

  • Jessica & Michael Schweiger

     

  • Rachel Spiller

     

  • The Wackers

    $50

  • Gary Bass & Suzanne Feurt

    $75

  • Charles Gress

    $50

  • Mariel Pearl

    $30

  • Sharon and Randall Benjamin

    $100

  • Offline Donations

    $4,895

  • Elizabeth Caraballo

    $50

  • Joanne

    $100

  • Daniel Spiller & Meaghan Cherico

    $50

  • Melissa and Aaron

     

  • Mary Ruffner

    $25

  • Carlos Guzman

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Simonne & Wayne Hewett

    $1,000

  • Bob Springer

    $250

  • Scott

    $25

  • Michael & Danielle

    $25

  • Joyce Lee

    $30

  • Peggy Simpson

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • Dora Park

    $100

  • The Kan Family

    $100

  • John Lee

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Gabriel Lai

    $100

  • Allie & Chris Meyer

    $20

  • Chianne Chen

    $100

  • Nathan Fraenkel

    $60

  • Business Tech

    $250

  • Christopher Ju

    $500

  • Grainger Corp

    $500

  • Aaron

    $150

  • Daniel Cody

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Keith, Cory, and Aaron (Benjamin sons)

    $30

  • Emanuel and Carrie Ogunnaike

    $30

  • Brittany, Tiffany, Danielle (Benjamin daughters)

    $30

  • Reka Pattanayak

    $25

  • Steve Chu

    $100

  • Josue

     

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Schatze Palen

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Chongai

    $100

  • Alex Kirk

    $30

  • Bareither Family

    $1,000

  • Anonymous

     

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Jeff and Mari

    $100

  • Justin

    $25

  • Kensheen and Saneta Chen

    $100

  • Karen and Glenn Ruffner

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Jeff & Diana Mathews

    $60

  • Somi Kim

    $250

  • Myrna Bailey

    $25

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67% Raised of $25,000 Goal

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The Team: $16,799 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

YOUTH EMPOWERMENT SERVICES

Amount Raised

$16,724

 

67% Raised of $25,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Myrna Bailey

Myrna Bailey

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Somi Kim

Somi Kim

DONATION: $250

2 years ago

Jeff & Diana Mathews

Jeff & Diana Mathews

DONATION: $60

Donation made in support of Gregory Emmanuel Johnson, a friend with a heart for ministry. 2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Karen and Glenn Ruffner

Karen and Glenn Ruffner

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Kensheen and Saneta Chen

Kensheen and Saneta Chen

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Justin

Justin

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Jeff and Mari

Jeff and Mari

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $20

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

Keep up the great work! 2 years ago