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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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2017 - The BIG Payback

Join the movement for the BIG Payback TODAY! Your donation helps send inner-city children to summer camp, provides them with meals…

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2017 Golf Challenge

Our 2017 YES Golf Challenge will be held at Nashville Golf and Athletic Club on Monday, June 19th with Shotgun Start at 12:30. Each…

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It is hard to believe, but the holidays are right around the corner and we are in full swing planning for our annual Christmas Store.…

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