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News Coverage

2024

Find a treasure at the East City Yard Sale on Saturday

Whether you’re a seasoned collector, a bargain hunter, or just looking for some good old-fashioned fun, there will be a variety of items for sale, all for a good cause. 


Annual Tebey Golf Classic at Wildfire sells out

All funds raised go towards YES Shelter for Youth and Families


Tebey Golf Classic Returns To Support Youth Mental Health For May 30

To support youth mental health, the Tebey Golf Classic with Greater Peterborough Health Services Foundation (GPHSF) is hosted at Wildfire Golf & Country Club on May 30th.


Peterborough homelessness shelter looking for more support

As the need for more support to help combat the homelessness crisis increases, organizations are calling on all levels of government and community for help.


Hit the cross-country ski trails for YES

The Kawartha Nordic Ski Club’s 8-Hour Relay fundraiser is taking place on the trails at Kawartha Nordic in North Kawartha. Funds raised go to the YES Shelter for Youth and Families

2023

Peterborough’s ‘In From The Cold’ raises highest-ever amount for youth and families experiencing homelessness

24th annual benefit concert for YES Shelter for Youth and Families brought in $23,174.05, with community sponsors donating a record $16,000


Popular Christmas concert returning for 24th year

The In From the Cold concert is set to return for its 24th year, with two performances scheduled on December 8 and 9 at 8 pm.


‘In From The Cold’ Christmas concert brings its special warmth to Peterborough’s Market Hall for a 24th year in December

Annual fundraiser for YES Shelter for Youth and Families on December 8 and 9 has gifted thousands with a welcome respite from the Christmas season madness


Peterborough’s Youth Shelter Welcomes All with ‘Soupstock’ Fundraiser

YES opened its doors to the community for soup and an insight into the shelter


Peterborough’s YES Shelter for Youth and Families raises over $120,000 towards building repairs

$200,000 YES Shelter Repair Project will include washroom renovations, structural repairs, safety upgrades, fence replacement, and more


Rotary Clubs reach $100K goal for YES Shelter for Youth and Families in Peterborough

The Peterborough shelter supporting youth in need with additional donation from area Rotary clubs.


Three more housing units for homeless youths added by YES Shelter in Peterborough

YES Shelter received final $50K from Rotary Clubs of Peterborough, fulfilling $100K pledge made last year.


Peterborough’s YES Shelter still needs funding for repair project

Brooke Erickson, Fundraising and Communications Manager with the shelter, joined Tricia Mason on Global News Morning Peterborough with an update.


Rotary Club of Peterborough auction raises $25K

Proceeds go to YES shelter and other programs.


Local Business Owner Raffling Custom Tufted Rug In Support of Youth Emergency Shelter

Local business owner Clara Paquette of Shag Rags held a raffle with all proceeds going to YES.


YES Shelter in Peterborough calls on city, community members for support as homelessness crisis continues

YES asked for help for shelter repairs and help with keeping up with demand.


2022

Peterborough’s In From The Cold raises almost $20,000 for youth and families experiencing homelessness

The concert was held at the Market Hall on December 9 and 10.


‘In From The Cold’ performance coming to Market Hall with proceeds to the YES Shelter

The annual concert happened in-person for the first time since 2019.


Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough announces $110,000 in Vital Community Grants

YES received much-needed funding as demand for services grows during the pandemic.


23rd In From the Cold concert to play live for the first time in 2 years

The concert happened at Market Hall Performing Arts Centre.


‘In From The Cold’ Christmas concert returns to Peterborough’s Market Hall on December 9 and 10

The 23rd annual concert raised funds for YES.


Spare rooms could help keep Peterborough youths from ending up homeless on the streets

YES launched the Host Homes Program in November.


Donations needed for Halloween costume drive for YES Shelter and struggling families in Peterborough

Crystal Hébert, an advocate for the homeless, has been running costume drive for four years.


Country musician Tebey continues efforts for youth mental health in Peterborough

Tebey hosts an annual golf tournament in support of GPHSF and YES.


Teacher to spend Saturday night in Peterborough’s first ‘tiny home’ for people experiencing homelessness

Aaron McFadden’s sleep-out will raise awareness about homelessness and funds for the Peterborough Action for Tiny Homes initiative.


Rental scams target international students in Peterborough

Trent and Fleming enrollees from other countries have trouble finding housing.


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.


2021

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.


2018

Latest public art installation unveiled in Peterborough

YES Emergency Shelter mural is revealed in October 2018.