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Stay ‘In From the Cold’

This post comes to you in collaboration with local writer, Holly Bennett. Picture this. A snowy December evening. A family… Continue reading

Posted on: December 7, 2020 in YES Stories

Habitat ReStore and YES in exciting new partnership

The YES Shelter for Youth and Families and the Habitat for Humanity Restore are partnering to help ensure youth and… Continue reading

Posted on: November 24, 2020 in YES Stories, Current News

Art, gardens and alpacas

In February of 2020, just before COVID-19 hit Peterborough, YES was chosen as a recipient of the Kawartha Credit Union… Continue reading

Posted on: November 18, 2020 in YES Stories, Current News

‘Back to school’ is different for homeless youth

A letter to our community from YES Executive Director, Meagan Hennekam. Dear Friend, I hope you’re doing well with the… Continue reading

Posted on: September 16, 2020 in Current News, YES Stories, Fundraising

Growing together; gardening at YES

One day in June, a young person in the emergency shelter approached her trusted YES outreach worker, Karen. She asked… Continue reading

Posted on: August 5, 2020 in YES Stories