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YES recognized for non-profit excellence

On October 21, 2020, our team was honoured to be named the recipient of the Peterborough Chamber of Commerce Excellence… Continue reading

Posted on: October 22, 2020 in 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

Pregnant and in shelter through COVID-19

Emily was staying at the YES Emergency Shelter in March of 2020, when COVID-19 became a threat to people living… Continue reading

Posted on: August 28, 2020 in Success Story

Summer COVID-19 Update from Executive Director Meagan Hennekam

We are continuing to support homeless young people and families through COVID-19, although challenges remain. I hope you and your… Continue reading

Posted on: August 13, 2020 in Current News

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