YSS Celebrating 45th Anniversary!

YSS is celebrating 45 years of service to youth and families across the state of Iowa.  Founded in 1976 by Dr. George Belitsos, YSS has grown from a single youth shelter for adolescents to over 40 programs serving tens of thousands of people every year.  We are so proud of the work being done by our clients, employees, and volunteers.  None of which would be possible without the support of our beloved donors.  Thank you all for giving your time, talent, and treasure in service of others.

To recognize this milestone we are asking the people of Iowa to invest in their communities by performing random acts of kindness between now and June 10, when we will officially celebrate our anniversary.  We invite and encourage everyone to print out a YSS Bingo Card and engage in activities that build up others and support the health of our communities.  We hope this is a fun way to make a difference!

Additionally, we invite you to request a YSS car magnet HERE and join the movement! Look around and hopefully you’ll see that YSS supporters are everywhere.  And we need more people just like you, so share your passion with the hottest magnet around.

Lastly, mark your calendars for Thursday, June 10 from 4:00-6:00pm when we will host a celebration of our distinguished past and look forward to a bright future.  The event will be held in Ames, exact location to be announced soon.

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