Together We’re Virtually Unstoppable
(From the 2020 Spring printed newsletter)
Due to COVID-19, the annual YES Invest in Youth Breakfast had to be canceled. Instead, throughout the week of March 18-25, YES shared virtual stories of hope, healing, and recovery through videos, emails, and social media. Donations from the breakfast fund low/no-cost behavioral health care for children, youth, and families, as well as education and prevention programs throughout our community.
Thanks to over 550 donors, the week-long, virtual Invest in Youth Breakfast raised a record-breaking $945,915!
During this crisis, these generous donors came through and became a part of the solution to provide over 7,500 children, youth, and families with immediate, evidence-based, and compassionate care through our new web-based TeleHealth technology. A special thanks to the many people who helped make YES’ first-ever virtual breakfast possible, including Breakfast Co-chairs Sandy Torrey and Carmen Halstrom, Breakfast Committee members, Champion’s Matching Pool donors, sponsors, YES Board of Trustees, Table Captains and many more. Together we are virtually unstoppable!
If you didn’t have a chance to view the videos from the event, there’s still time to watch! Visit: youtheastsideservices.org/breakfast