News Coverage


Town Ward: YES looking for Peterborough volunteer board members

YES put out a call for Board of Directors and garden volunteers in August.

Defunct Trinity United Church leaves a legacy for Peterborough with new fund

YES to receive $12,000 annually from the newly established Peterborough Outreach Fund.

Sleepout to tackle homelessness in Peterborough

Simal Iftikhar plans a sleepout to support YES and KSAC.

YES Shelter Peterborough set to receive $100,000 in a combined donation from Peterborough Rotary clubs

The Rotary Club donated $100,000 to renovate two transitional housing units in March.

YES Shelter Receives $50,000 From Rotary Clubs Towards Two Housing Units

YES received a total donation of $100,000 from Rotary Clubs to renovate two housing units in March 2022.

Peterborough teacher to camp in the snow to raise funds for YES

PVNCCDSB teacher Aaron McFadden slept outside in cold temperatures to raise money for YES.

Aimeé Le Lagadec named new Executive Director of YES Shelter

The YES Shelter announced new leadership in January 2022.


Peterborough’s coolest Christmas concert, ‘In From The Cold’ returns on December 11

Annual In From the Cold concert was held in December 2021.

YES Shelter for Youth and Families receives over $52,000 investment for mental health training

YES received funding for staff training in the amount of $52,000.

Pandemic taking a toll on workers at YES Shelter for Youth and Families in Peterborough

Ontario Trillium Foundation presented the funding for staff training in October 2021.


Latest public art installation unveiled in Peterborough

YES Emergency Shelter mural is revealed in October 2018.