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Youth Encouragement Services (YES) strives to enrich the lives of children in inner city Nashville by encouraging them to reach their full potential. Through daily programs such as tutoring, summer camp, a basketball league, job skills training, and other recreational and cultural activities, low-income children are given a positive alternative to the streets and opportunities for a bright future.


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March 272014

The Big Payback

The Big Payback is coming May 6, 2014, and YES is excited to take part in this monumental event! The Big Payback, hosted by The Community…

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December 192013

2013 Christmas Store

Christmas Store 2013 was a success!! The smiles, laughter, and holiday joy at the Lindsley center on Saturday were contagious. Christmas…

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December 012013

Give Christmas to Kids on Giving Tuesday

This year you can make the holidays a giving season, not just a shopping season. On Dec. 14 we will host our annual YES Christmas Store…

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