#GivingTuesday


Giving Tuesday is on Tuesday, November 29th, 2016. It’s an international movement that celebrates giving back to your community. The YES Shelter for Youth and Families will be participating in #GivingTuesday this year. Board Members and volunteers will be sharing why they give their time to YES and we are asking that other community members … Continue reading #GivingTuesday

Push for Change is coming to Peterborough!


YES is excited to announce that Joe Roberts and Push for Change will be coming to Peterborough on Sunday, October 16th. Joe Roberts is a former homeless youth who has been pushing a shopping cart across Canada to raise awareness and funds to prevent youth homelessness. Come for some soup lunch, listen to Joe’s story and the … Continue reading Push for Change is coming to Peterborough!

The Home Depot Orange Door Campaign Kicks Off!


Yesterday, the Home Depot Orange Door Campaign had its official kick-off, with 100% of the funds raised going to the YES Shelter for Youth and Families. The Orange Door Campaign is part of a national initiative to provide youth access to safe, stable housing and life skills development programs. Customers shopping at the store can … Continue reading The Home Depot Orange Door Campaign Kicks Off!

YES receives generous $50,000 donation to help reach our goal for our roof!


Les Cassidy, Bev Cassidy, Suzanne Galloway (Executive Director), and Nick Powers (Chair of the Board) on the YES Roof.

We are so thrilled that local philanthropist Les Cassidy read of our need for a new roof and has donated $50,000 to YES for this and other projects. This investment in a metal roof will provide emergency shelter to hundreds of youth and families for decades to come. We’re also so grateful to the many … Continue reading YES receives generous $50,000 donation to help reach our goal for our roof!

YES is hiring!


YES is hiring for two exciting positions! This is your chance to be part of a team that gives back to our community. If this is something you are interested in please read over the position details. We are currently hiring for a full-time shelter worker and the application deadline is due July 26, 2016. Click … Continue reading YES is hiring!

YES is hiring Relief Shelter Worker Staff!


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YES is hiring relief shelter worker staff! This is your chance to be part of a team that gives back to our community. If this is something you are interested in please read over the position details. The application deadline is, June 27, 2016.   Full job description here.  Please complete the application online here. 

Fundraising Event at Galerie Q Raises $8000!


Galerie Q, a non-profit enterprise held a fundraising event for the YES Shelter for Youth and Families on May 13th. YES launched our new roof campaign, where we are aiming to raise $50,000 for a new metal roof. YES raised $8000 towards our new metal roof.  The YES Shelter proves safety and comfort to families … Continue reading Fundraising Event at Galerie Q Raises $8000!

Support YES and play in the RE/MAX Invitational Charity Golf Tournament!


RE/MAX is holding its 6th Annual Invitational Charity Golf Tournament, with proceeds going to the YES Shelter for Youth and Families, Brock Mission and Cameron House. Please click here for the package with more information on how to register to play, or sponsor this event!  The deadline is May 31, 2016.