East Liberty nonprofit Youth Enrichment Services Named 2019 Champion in Action
“Trib Total Media recognizes the power of the mentorship provided to young people in the Pittsburgh region by Youth Enrichment Services.”
— Jennifer Bertetto, Trib Total Media President and CEO
By Courier Editor, March 4, 2019
The New Pittsburgh Courier has learned that Youth Enrichment Services (YES), a nonprofit providing socially and economically at-risk youth the opportunity to achieve success through participation in mentorship, education and enrichment programs, has been named a 2019 Champion in Action in the category of Youth Leadership. The award, announced jointly by Citizens Bank, WPXI-TV, Trib Total Media and Pittsburgh Cares, includes $35,000 in unrestricted funding as well as promotional and volunteer support for the organization’s outstanding work, according to a release.
Youth Enrichment Services (YES) provides empowerment, experiential opportunities, academic enrichment and summer employment as positive pathways to future success. YES partners with local organizations to create synergy and generates transformative stories, national accolades and positive research outcomes.
Please consider donating to help YES provide young people with enrichment, education, and employment programming. With your support, we empower young people to become their own best resource as they build wealth through employment and career experiences, gain access to scholarships and seats at prestigious post-secondary institutions and enrich their lives through opportunity and exposure. There are no throwaway children.
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The YES United Way Donor Option is #967203.
If you have any questions on donating, please contact our office directly at 412-661-7834.
Thank you for your consideration of support!
*Youth Enrichment Services is a Neighborhood Partner of the United Way.