2021 YES Impact Report

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Reconnecting with our Communities

Youth Donors/Volunteers Community Partners Businesses


2021: A Year for Reconnection I f the last two years have taught us anything, it’s that as people, communities and particularly, nonprofit organizations, we’re all Better Together.


We know we can’t do what we do without your support. We’re Better Together!

Thank you!


Kalisha Reed

Kellie Harry

Interim Executive Director

Board President

Ashley Brooks Treasurer Arbor Bank Kelly Staup Secretary Lindsay Corporation

If we weren’t able to connect with you last year, watch for us to reach out to you this upcoming year. We know how valuable our relationships are, and we want to make every effort to reconnect with you to continue making our community stronger.

Kellie Harry President Mutual of Omaha David Ortman Vice President First National Bank of Omaha

We spent 2021 finding our way out of the pandemic that challenged us all in 2020 and reconnected with one another. For YES, that meant reconnecting with our donors, community partners, corporate supporters, event participants and attendees, and above all else, our youth and families.

Board of Directors

Jeff Ziemba Past President D.A. Davidson


Megan Belcher Scoular Katera Brown Youth Representative Lynece Daiker Kent Circle Partners Casey Dyer Union Pacific Precious Lesley Loud Nerd Sherie Thomas Omaha Police Department Andy Wilson Williams Burnett Law, LLP

Board of Trustees Rex Beck Steve Beckwith Angel Carl Cindy Hadsell Marlene Hansen-Kaplan

Victor Kensler Robert Michelic Bryan Peterson William Ricketts William Wakefield

Our Mission


Youth Emergency Services (YES) assists youth experiencing homelessness and near-homelessness by providing critically-needed resources which support them in their desire to be self-sufficient.

Our Programs & Services No matter a youth’s situation, YES offers a continuum of programs and services to help them. We believe all youth, no matter where they come from or who they are, should feel safe and welcome. Throughout our programs, YES offers specialized case management service, the opportunity for youth to be paired with a community mentor and regular support groups to help youth build life skills, make connections and strengthen relationships. Our Programs include: Emergency Shelter Street Outreach/Center Maternity Group Home Transitional Living Rapid Rehousing Prevention

Making A Connection Job Readiness Transition in Place Mentoring Safe Place Indigo

Visit www.yesomaha.org to learn more about our programs and services.

Annual Revenue: $2,440,753* Foundation Grants Government Grants Special Events Individual Donations Business Donations Community Donations Misc. Revenue PPP Loan Interest/Investments and Program Fee Revenue Total Revenue:

$876,381 $880,002 $116,636 $158,251 $101,317 $44,376 $240,000 $23,790 $2,440,753

Operating Expenses: $2,397,911* Maternity Group Home $339,517 Street Outreach $494,937 Shelter Operations $225,024 Transitional Living $398,811 Mentoring $60,467 Prevention $51,115 Human Trafficking $55,940 Rapid Rehousing $130,937 Total Program Services $1,756,757 Management and General $405,702 Fundraising $235,452 Total Supporting Services $641,154 Total Expenses $2,397,911

*These numbers are unaudited.


IMPACT By the Numbers Mothers/Expectant Mothers Who Attained High School Diploma or Equivalency

80% Tip Top Thrift Shop Hours Donated to YES

1,273 Number of Youth Served at Emergency Shelter



1,931 Meals (Hot, Pantry and Mobile Pantry) Provided by Street Outreach Center

New Meal Donors

294 21 Crisis Line Calls

Average Age of Youth Served


Youth Who Identify as LGBTQ+

Unduplicated Youth Served through Street Outreach



Youth Served Through Job Readiness Program

122 Total Youth Served


28 Mentoring Matches Served

Thankful Mom Praises YES

Elizabeth and Aisha

hen her son, Gabe, encountered a bit of trouble earlier this year that W took him away from the family home, Melina Greger didn’t have many options to keep him safe and off the streets. While she admits to not being familiar with Youth Emergency Services at the time, she quickly learned about YES’ Emergency Shelter and was able to get him safely housed. YES turned out to be the Godsend that she and her family needed – and needless to say, she’s incredibly grateful. “I’m convinced that without YES, he would have ended up on the streets or somewhere else unsafe,” said Greger, a loan officer with Veridian Credit Union who emigrated from Puerto Rico to the United States years ago. Melina thought so highly of YES and the services Gabe received that she nominated the organization last fall to be among the five nonprofits chosen for Veridian’s Spark the Spirit Giving Campaign in November. YES finished with the second-most votes to win $2,500 to go toward helping YES reach and surpass its 2021 Giving Tuesday goal of $25,000.

From South Sudan to YES efore arriving in the United States several years ago -- first in Chicago and B then moving to Omaha -- after living in a Kenyan refugee camp, Elizabeth imagined America as a "paradise." Suffice it to say, despite the cold winters and her ongoing challenge of having English as her second language, her life in the states has been all that she imagined and more. Everything she does today -- going to school to become a nurse, working as a CNA and taking care of her one-year-old daughter, Aisha, with the assistance and guidance of YES' Maternity Group Home (MGH) staff -- is so she can give Aisha a life free from the struggles and challenges she's had. "I don't know where I'd be right now if it wasn't for YES," said Elizabeth, who came to YES at the suggestion of a former Benson High School ESL teacher. "The staff helped me during my pregnancy, gave me a place to live and have helped me take care of Aisha. “Through some of the toughest times in my life, YES has been there for me."

Gabe and Melina


Pickleman’s Raises Thousands for YES or the second year, Pickleman’s stepped up in November — which Fhappens to be National Homeless Youth Awareness Month — to raise money and awareness for YES! During a month-long promotion, Pickleman’s asked patrons to donate $1 with each transaction to help homeless youth in our community. In return, customers received a coupon to use toward a future purchase. At the conclusion of the promotion, Alex Harrington, Pickleman’s Nebraska franchises owner (pictured below, middle), donated more than $3,700 to YES. Pickleman’s also donated $100 worth of gift cards as silent auction items for YES’ Dance for a Chance fundraiser in October. “As a business owner and member of the community, it is absolutely critical to be a community partner with vital organizations such as Youth Emergency Services,” he said. “I believe all people can be leaders in their own community, whether it is their family, friend group, at school or at their job. It starts here at YES.”

Veridian Sparks Spirit of Giving for YES fall, Veridian Credit Union employees nominate nonprofits from Etheirachcommunities with five chosen to participate in its Spark the Spirit

Alex Harrington 6

Giving Campaign. Those five nonprofits then spend two weeks at the beginning of November using social media, reaching out to supporters, etc., to get people to vote for them. The organization that receives the most votes gets $5,000 to use toward its Giving Tuesday funds. YES received the second-most votes and received $2,500 from Veridian to use toward helping homeless youth in the Omaha community. Melina (pictured above, second from left) nominated YES for the honor because of the great assistance she received in 2021 to help her son, Gabe. He found refuge in YES Emergency Shelter while he earned employment and got on his feet. Melina was so grateful for the help they received that she has pledged her help toward YES in 2022 and beyond.

Union Pacific Tees Up for YES Presenting Sponsor of YES Golf Outing nion Pacific returned once again as the presenting U sponsor for YES’ annual Golf Outing in August. Despite ongoing concerns about COVID, we had a great turnout of golfers and sponsors. The event raised more than $75,000 to help our youth. We couldn’t do this event each year without the support and participation of Union Pacific because — with the help of YES board member Casey Dyer — the organization is involved more than by name. Not only are they the presenting sponsor, but they provide most of the teams and sponsors from their many vendors and business partners who come to Omaha from all over the country. Everyone arrives in town to play 18 holes at The Players Club at Deer Creek, buys mulligans and raffle tickets and enjoys a full day of golfing and talking shop. It’s a fantastic fundraiser for YES.

Lindsay Hits the Floor for YES Presenting Sponsor of Dance for a Chance fter sponsoring YES’ Dance for a Chance at the Champion level for Aseveral years, Lindsay Corporation stepped into the Presenting Sponsor role in 2021 — helping make the annual fundraiser a tremendous success. Lindsay encouraged a staff member to participate as a dancer and supported him through a variety of internal fundraisers. Many staff members — including YES board member Kelly Staup — attended the event, which welcomed more than 400 people a year after the event was canceled due to ongoing concerns about the pandemic. The 2021 Dance for a Chance had a 2020s theme, where most people arrived in 1920s attire, the music and drink selections were from that era and, of course, the dancing had a 1920s influence. In all, the event raised more than $109,000 to help homeless youth in our community.


First Presbyterian ‘Hands-Up’ for YES

Tip Top Thrift Shop Donates Money, Items to Help YES Youth

Hand-Up for Housing Walk-A-Thon Raises Thousands irst Presbyterian Church of Omaha has Fbeen a long-time supporter of Youth Emergency Services, regularly providing meals to feed youth who visit our Street Outreach Center. The congregation took that support a big step forward last year when they chose YES along with two other local organizations as part of its Matthew 25 Hand Up Mission. The funds addressed housing insecurities experienced by neighbors in the Omaha Community. Matthew 25:31-46 calls all believers to actively engage in the world around us, so our faith comes alive and we wake up to new possibilities. Churches work toward one or more of three goals: building congregational vitality, dismantling structural racism and eradicating systemic poverty. Through it’s Hand Up for Housing Walk in October, First Presbyterian donated $20,000 to YES to help us provide safe, affordable housing for our youth.

Tip Top Thrift Shop is a volunteer-run thrift store located in the heart of the Benson neighborhood. All profits from the sale of donated clothing and household items go to support YES’ mission of ending youth homelessness in our community. 5900 Maple Street During the 2020-21 fiscal year, sales from Tip Top Omaha, NE 68104 contributed more than $29,000 to help YES. Tip Thursday-Saturday Top also allows YES youth to shop free of charge 10 a.m.— 4 p.m. for clothes, household items, etc. It’s been this 402-551-1302 way for many years. Please consider donating clothing and household items to and/or volunteering at Tip Top Thrift Shop and become an advocate for homeless youth in our community. All donations can be dropped off at Tip Top during regular business hours.

Please call or stop in to learn about volunteer opportunities. 8

A Few Examples of How We Connect with our Communities


Thank You to everyone who supports YES and our youth! Listed below are donors and partners who provided generous monetary gifts in support of homeless youth. Not included here are the countless individuals, groups and companies as well as anonymous donors who supported YES with in-kind donations throughout the year.

For a list of our generous individual donors, please visit www.yesomaha.org.

Foundations & Trusts AmazonSmile Foundation American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation Andersen Charitable Checkbook Baer Foundation Bill & Harriet Otis Family Trust Bridgepoint Investment Banking Charitable Fund Cari Sommer Charitable Fund Charities Aid Foundation of America Claire M Hubbard Foundation ConAgra Foods Foundation Dan & Becky Beller Charitable Fund Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Memorial Foundation Edward & Lida Robinson Charitable Trust Farmers Agents Charities of Omaha Inc. Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund

Fricke Episcopal Food Ministry Gilbert M. And Martha H. Hitchcock Foundation Goodfellows Hamann Family Foundation Harold & Dorothy Madison Foundation Holling-Karas Family Foundation Icon Foundation James C. Semerad Foundation Jen Hamann Charitable Fund Jennifer Beth Kay Memorial Fund Jim & Jean Dale Charitable Fund John Ransom Charitable Fund Kathy and Bob Binderup Charitable Fund Kind World Foundation Kip & Bridget Gordman Fund Lana Clarke Charitable Giving Lance & Julie Fritz Family Fund LeAnne Grillo & Howard Z. Marshal Fund

Lincoln Financial Foundation, Inc. Linda A. Bannister Foundation Lozier Foundation M&M Foundation M&T Swanson Family Fund Manota E. Simon Foundation Monte Thompson Charitable Fund Mutual Of Omaha Foundation N-L Family Fund Oliver and Ferrol Barklage Foundation Omaha Community Foundation Pacific Life Foundation Parker Family Foundation R Kids Foundation Rachel Scott Charitable Fund Redhead Family Foundation Richard Brooke Foundation Robert B. Daugherty Foundation Robert E. Hess Giving Fund

Sharee and Murray Newman Fund Sokolof Foundation The GoodCoin Foundation The Leland J. and Dorothy H. Olson Charitable Foundation The Sherwood Foundation Todd & Mary Heistand Family Foundation Tom & Tamara Foley Charitable Fund Tulsa Community Foundation Tyler Anderson Memorial Union Pacific Foundation Wasmoen Charitable Fund Webster Family Foundation Whitehouse Charitable William and Ruth Scott Family Foundation

MACCH Mercy High School NCMS - Midwest Chapter Olive Crest United Methodist Church Original New Friends of Omaha PayPal Pride Presbyterian Church Of The Master Quest Women's Omaha Chapter Ralston United Church of Christ Rejoice Lutheran Church Royal Arch Masons

St Thomas Lutheran Church St. Andrew's Episcopal Church St. Andrew's UMC St. Luke's United Methodist Church St. Michael Lutheran Church St. Paul United Methodist Church (Benson) Trinity United Methodist Urban Abbey Woodmen of the World Lodge 16 Woodmenlife Nebraska Chapter 704

Community Partners All Saints Episcopal Church Augustana Lutheran Church Bethel Lutheran Church Church of the Holy Spirit (Episcopal) Concordia Lutheran Schools of Omaha Countryside Community Church Danish Brotherhood Lodge #1 Elkhorn Hills United Methodist Youth Group Faith Westwood United Methodist Church


Faithful Shepherd Presbyterian First Presbyterian Church of Omaha First Unitarian Church First United Methodist Church Florence Lodge Foundation #281 Girls Night Out Grace United Methodist Women Gretna United Methodist Church Harvey Oaks Homeowners Association Holy Cross Lutheran Church Kiwanis Club Of Omaha - Westside

Business Partners Aloha Iota Sorority 505th Command and Control Wing AbbVie Abel Studios 213 Alexion Pharmaceuticals AMN Healthcare BAT Logistics BerganKDV LTD. Blackstone Meatball West Bland Cares Business Exchange Network Cargill - Matching Gift Program Carson Burnett Cheeseburgers - A Takeout Joint Cook Construction Cornerstone Restoration Services, Inc. D.A. Davidson DC Retirement Solutions Death or Glory Tattoo DMSi Software DNT

Dodge Cares, Inc. Elmwood Tower Farm Credit Services First National Bank of Omaha FirstCall Properties Fiserv Flywheel H&H KIA Harter Company Hearthside Candles & Curios Home Depot Immanuel Medical Center— Neurological Institute Immanuel Pathways Joey Winn Portrait Studio Kendra Scott Kiewit Employee Charitable Match Kroger Launch Brewing Lincoln Financial Group Luma Services, Inc.

Markel Corporation Medical Solutions Merry Maids Mont Educational Mustang Express MyStaff Inc. National Indemnity Company Nebraska Realty Pacific Life Insurance Company PayPal Pentagon Federal Credit Union Pickleman's Gourmet Café Precision Lawn Care Premier Bank Prime Auto Sales Scoular Scheels SilverStone Group Simplified Financial Solutions TAGG TD Ameritrade Services Company, Inc.

Team Midwest Patient Safety & Risk Management The Weitz Company Thrivent Financial Tip Top Thrift Shop Union Pacific EASE Union Pacific GivePlus Program Union Pacific Railroad United Way of Greater St. Louis United Way of Southeastern Michigan United Way of The Midlands UNO Financial Aid Vanguard Charitable Veridian Credit Union Wal-Mart Wells Fargo Werner Enterprises WoodmenLife YourCause LLC Trustee for Union Pacific

Freight Car America Great Western Bank Greenbrier Company Harbor Rail Hulcher ILJIN J Bard McLean Inc. Kiewit Koley Jessen Lindsay Company Luma Services, Inc. Lund-Ross Constructors

Lutz Company Medical Solutions metroMagazine Midland Business Journal Midlands Carrier Midwest Medical Transport Miner Enterprises New York Air Brake Progress Rail Railway Supply Group RJ Corman Security National Bank

Strato, Inc. Strictly Business Omaha The Timken Company The Waldinger Corporation Trinity Rail Union Pacific Railroad Valmont Wabtec Corporation Wealth Plan Partners Williams Hayward Protective Coatings

Event Partners A Stucki Access Bank Arbor Bank Amsted Rail AO Burlington Capital Cranemasters D.A. Davidson Deck it Pros E&A Consulting Group Inc. First National Bank Fiserv


Aaron Bryan Abbie Voorhies Abby Borgmann Adam & Stacy DeMuth Addie Gengenbach Al & Mary Koeningsfeld Alexander Foreman Alice Mauer Allan Stamler Alta A. Sharp Alyssa Anglin Alyssa Tauer Amanda Martinez Amy Eurich Amy Odette Amy Strawn Ana, Rich & Mia Jungman Andrea & Patrick Kirby Andrea Kinnan Andrew Clemenza Andrew Gobel Angel & Dave Carl Anita Wiechman Ann & Keith Nelson Ann Coufal Ann Marie Krahulec Anna Buhman Anna Carlson Anna Killion Anna Rogert Annastacia McCarty Annette Conser Anthony Clark Anthony Goff April Koske Ardith Johnson Aron Filbert Ashley Brooks Ashley Monaghan Ashley Swartz Austin & Dorothy Thompson


B.E. Fife Barbara & Gary Repair Barbara & John McNeal Barbara Laughlin Barbara Ludwig-Jeppsesen Barbara Wilson Barry Johnston Beatrix, Irish & Millie Gabrial Gallagher Becky Schnabel Benjamin Nelson Bill Wakefield & Ellen FreemanWakefield Blake Vacura Bob & Michelle Ramaekers Bob Feurer Brandon Hamm Brandon Headlee Brandon Lamke Brenda Awsiukiewicz Brenna Dacey Brett Cook Brett Frevert Brett Heckens Brian & Heidi Zaversnik Brian & Kim Callaghan Brian Bartels Brian Koenig Brian Zdan Bryan & Tracy Peterson Bryn Geerdes C. Triplett C. William Joe Carla Brown Carla Zak Carol Anderson Carol Dennison Carol Gilbert Carol Herzog Carolyn Hall Casey Dyer

Catherine St. Clair-Loterbour Cathleen Sibley Charles Gill Charlie & Nykiel Charney Taub Rosinksy Cheri Harris Cherie Carlson Cheryl Goodrich Cheryl Vossberg Chris & Erin Crouch Chris & Jane Phillips Chris Dunlap Chris Kilroy Chris Smith Christi Annin Christian Otwell Christine Arnaiz Christopher & Margaret McClenny Christopher O’Brien Cindy Goodin Clyde & Mary Anna Anderson Coleen Dunn Colette Piper Connie Duckert Corina Nygard Cory & Stefani Eggenberger Craig & Kay Olson Curtis & Robin Boeck Cynthia Calhoun Cynthia Goff Cynthia Hadsell Cynthia Wagner Dale Coates Dale Odson Dan & Erin Bartolomei Dan & Sheila Bleyhl Dan Barlau Dan Kuyper Dana Brady Dana Engelbert Daniel Petersen

Danielle Durham Darlene & Gene Jeppesen Darlene Lynam Darrel Moreland Dave Heininger David & Connie Rumbaugh David & Karen Campbell David A. White David Harding David Hollman Debbra Landolt Deborah & John McCollister Deborah Krambeck Debra Boyd Debra Knight Debra Romberger Diane Kenyon Don & Rita Otis Donald & Carolyn Bukowski Donna L. Neff Dorothy Deines Dorothy Neill Dorothy Hokenstad Dr. Joseph & Karen Verdirame Duncan Horner Dustin Strickler Ed Matteson Eileen Wirth Elaine Null Elizabeth Boyer Elizabeth Elliot-Meisel Elizabeth Willis-Heskew Ellen Dasher Ellie Welk Emilie Cotton Emily & Craig Moody Emily Williams Erica Heiden Erin Duffy Erin Olinger Erin Plouzek

Erin Sample Erwin & Debra Havranek Frances Kay Porter Gabriel Forest Garry & Loraine Johnson Gary & Karen Gray Gayle Duda Gene Bamesberger George Winn Gerald Rathouz Gerry Sullivan Gilbert Ward Gina Christofferson Ginny McNew Gregory Salton Gwen Campbell Hanna Hutchens Heather Ropes Heidi Berry Helen Lovell Helen Shew Holly Sagehorn Ilka Oberst Isaac Nevole Isaac Witkowski Jack Struyk Jr. Jackie & Brett Froendt Jackie Osmera Jackie Simmons Jacob Throwe Jacquline Ehmke James & Joan Chambers James & Nancy Weiss James & Sara Welbourn James Blachnik James Moeller Jami & Nathan Ewing Jan Riggenbach Jan Rowley Jane & Richard Davis Jane Moore

Jane Palmer Jane Phillips Janet Dragon Janet Lamb Janet Parsonage Janet Rueschhoff Janice Elks Janie Illingworth Jean Bellinghausen Jean Tait Jeanee Weiss Jeannie L. Kline Jeff & Jamie Ziemba Jeff & Lynn Johnson Jeff & Michelle Funke Jeff Eske Jeffrey Miller Jeffrey Shullaw Jen Hamann Jennifer & Timothy Metzler Jennifer Cumerford Jenny Meyer Jerome Gray Jerry Wiechman Jessica Dennis Jessica Hart Jessica M.E. Nitsch Jessica Palimenio Jessica Porter Jill & Cynthia Shaddy-Gouvion Jill Heese Jim & Barb Farho Jim & Pat Blatt Jo Williams Joan O’Reilly Joann Gotschall Jody Miller Jody Ring Joe Hobert Joel Brunkhorst Joey Carney

Joey Eden John & Judith Nelson John & Taryn Clatanoff John Else & Cathy Roller John Flor John Gillogly John L. Marburger John Shirley John Wagner Jonathan Jensen Jonathan Piels Jordan Soliz Jose Moreno Joseph & Catherine Dorenbach Joseph & Jean Wreschnig Joshua Peavy Joy & Randy Youngland Joy Holz Joyce Hansen Judy Berns Julie Day Julie Dierberger & Jesi DeWitt Julie Feilner Julie Jacobson Julie Myrtue Julie Podpeskar Karen Smith Karen Tichy Kari Hein Karishma Reddy Katherine Allen Kathrine Coppler Kathryn McKinley Kathy & John Haile Kathy Sutula Kay Horwath Keith & Catherine Blake Keith Scott Kelli Winkler Kellie Harry Kelly Staup

Kelly Stenwall Kenneth Peters Kenneth Wellsandt Kenneth West Kevin & Janine McCauley Kevin Westhues Kim & Marc Andresen Kim Banat Kim Buscher Kimberlee Casey Krissa Eickmeier Kristen Genier Kristin Vankat Kristy Campbell Krystal Kirwan Kurt Johnson Laraine Robert Larry & Linda Borstad Laura Horan-Fortina Laura McDowell Laura Sherman Laura Brummett Lauren Hays Leslie Volk Lewis Persons Linda & Matt Hruska Linda Mayfield Linda Mills Linda Placzek Linda Styles Lisa Couillard Lisa Nelson Liz Kreitlow Liz Rea Lois Feddersen Lois Norris Lori & Craig Schmidt Lori Lines Lori Smith Lori Williamson Louise Newcomb


Lucas Wilson-Stepan Lucile Wood Lulu Rangel Lynee Liermann Lynette Masker Lynn Griffis Lynn Kroeger Lynn Williams Lynne Mytty Malia Hansen Manisha Patel Marcus Fender Maren & Curtis Larsen Margaret Christiansen Margaret Johnson Margaret Marshall Marge Houlihan Marisa Baumgarn & Will Heinen Mark & Jessica Richardson Mark & Teresa Dagostino Mark Evans & Peg Miller-Evans Mark Loscutoff Mark Neill Mark Scheetz Mark Schultze Mark Zach Marlene Kaplan Marta Nieves Marti Rosen-Atherton Marvin Petersen Mary & John Couture Mary & Lehr Louis Dircks Mary Ann Kirchner Mary Ann McDonald Mary Catherine Kelly Mary Clare Liescheski Mary Couture Mary Fraser Meints Mary Horrum Mary Pat & Laurence Raynor Mary Sorrell


Mary Watke Matilde Wraith Matt & Natalia Plooster Matt Hruska Matt Maloley Matt Simpson Matt Spies Mathew Perkins Matthew Snyder Maureen Falcon Megan Griffiths Meghan Okrina Michael & Linda Everts Michael & Rhonda Rosenthal Michael & Shirley Sorrell Michael Carroll Michael Goltl Michael McGrath Michael Smith Michael Watkins Michele Marut Michele Thompson Michele Zadalis Mike Booth Mike Korner Miranda Fleming Misty Pocwierz-Gaines Moises Acevedo Moses Olvera Nancy & Daniel Pawlowski Nancy Pridal Nathan Croom Nicole Cleveland Nicole Hulstein Noah Ramsey-Smith Nora Keenan Noreen Witty Normal Snell Olivia Riehle Paige Seastedt Pam Ungrad

Patricia & Robert Hoisington Patricia Gould Pattie Smith Paul & Nikki Nader Paul Baltes Paul Vana Paula & Michelle Mau Paula Partsch Pauline & Ernie Stark Philip & Barbara Bauer Phillip & Jane Ward Phyllis Heideman Precious Lesley Rachael Smith Rachel Sanchez Ralph & Melinda Nelson Randal Vardaman Randall Koenigsfeld Rebecca Bigelow Rebecca Janni Rebecca N. Sandiland Rebecca Snyder Renae Magill Renee O’Brien Richard & Cathy MacInnes Richard Clark Rick & Suzanne Denson Rita & Tom Scheibeler Robert & Kelly Ramm Robert & Lisa Bresley Robert Friedman Robert Michelic Robin Wing Rodney & Stephanie Larsen Rodney Carlson Rodney E. Roberts Roger & Joanne Burns Ron & Berdeen Roemmich Rosalyn Leach Royce & Joan Campbell Russell & Janette Burton

Ruth Baker Ruth Smith Ryan Royse Ryan Sprau Sally Kahre Sally Kaplan Sandra Knief Sandra Meinecke Sandy Ham Sandy Lozier Sara & Daniel Hendricks Sara Evans Sarah Ann Kotchian Sarah Terryberry Scott & Laura Barrett Scott Kay Scott McCollister Selaba Travis Selvakumar Karunakaran Seth Reyes Shaela Wepfer Shanna Homes Shannon Case Sharon Brodkey Sharon Conlon Sharon Ingram Sherie Thomas Sherry & Paul Thompson Sheryll Ratliff Shirley Carpenter Sisi Nimbus Skyler Mann Sona Shah Sonya Tompkins Stacey Jarrett Stacia Vawter Stacy Kozisek Stan & Karma Nehrig Stephanie Domanski Stephanie Schnabel Stephanie Spelic

Stephen & Jayne Schlosser Stephen Jacobson Stephen Lazortiz Steve & Nancy Beckwith Steve & Pamela Bottorff Steve Flynn Steven Wees Sue Behr Susan & Anthony Connelly Susan Fraley Susan Gaudian Susan Siagusa Ortman Suzanne Winter Tammy Henningsen Tammy Spicl Terrence Huntington Terri Briest Terrie Saunders Terrill Maxwell Terryl Greiner Thaddeus Gerardot Theresa Weems Thomas & Brenda Weignet Thomas & Debra Lammel Thomas & Jade Cole Thomas & Kathryn Diesing Thomas & Rebecca Connors Thomas Kopfle Thomas Liefer Tim Harrison Tina Sample Todd Sedlacek Tom & Jill Eilers Tom Becka Tom Szurpicki Toni Myers Tricia Croushorn Trinity Angle Tory Waller Ursula Marxsen Vallery Stewart

Vasudha Battula Verla Hamilton Verna Whitfield Victor & Jan Kensler Victoria Bassingthwaite Vivian Fu Wallace Weitz Walter Wood Wendy Buchholz Whitney Kurcz William Conner William Vlcan William Willett Wynne O’Brien Persons Yasha Arant Zac Baer

Upcoming YES Events in 2022 Do Good Days (May 17-19) Sponsored by SHARE Omaha, YES is planning three days of events to connect with the community and raise awareness and money to positively impact youth homelessness.

YES Golf Fundraiser (August 29) Presented by Union Pacific Railroad, YES” annual golf event (held at the majestic Players Club at Deer Creek) is a great way to play golf and raise money for homeless youth.

Dance for a Chance: Disco Nights (October 13) The 2021 Dance for a Chance: The Roaring Twenty-Twenties welcomed a crowd of more than 400 in person and virtually to an amazing night of dancing and fundraising. This year’s event — once again presented by Lindsay Corporation — has a Disco theme and will be another exciting opportunity to help youth experiencing homelessness.

Giving Tuesday (November 29) This year’s annual Worldwide Day of Giving is Tuesday, Nov. 29. Please watch YES social media, website and media for more details about these events and other opportunities to support YES in 2022 and beyond.


Youth Emergency Services 2566 Farnam Street, Suite 301 Omaha, NE 68131 402-345-5187 (ph) 402-345-6704 (f) info@yesomaha.org

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