Youth Enrichment Services


Youth Enrichment Services


Our mission is to inspire and challenge youth with physical and mental activities that foster life-long respect for self, others, and the environment.

News & Events

YES Sets Sail for the 8th Annual Harbor Cruise

Jun 28, 2019

Youth Enrichment Services (YES) held its 8th Annual Harbor Cruise on Wednesday, June 26 with over 200 YES supporters aboard the Provincetown II. Hosted by the YES Young Professionals Committee, the cruise is an evening of celebration and appreciation for all the donors and volunteer who helped YES have a...


May 21, 2019

Youth Enrichment Services (YES) is one of 100 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 each through the Cummings Foundation’s “$100K for 100” program. YES was chosen from a total of 574 applicants during a competitive review process. The Cummings Foundation grant will support YES’s sports-based repeat engagement programs and...

YES Director of Impact and YES Academy to Receive Massachusetts Promise Fellowship Award

Apr 22, 2019

Shiona DeCarvalho introducing youth speakers at the 8th Annual Black Diamond Gala. The Youth Enrichment Services (YES) Director of Impact and YES Academy, Shiona DeCarvalho, has been selected to receive The Massachusetts Promise Fellowship’s 2019 Red Wagon Award. This award is presented annually to an individual who supports the development...

9th Annual YES Black Diamond Gala is a Success

Apr 15, 2019

Youth Enrichment Services (YES) held their 9th Annual Black Diamond Gala on Thursday, April 11 at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel. The event attracted more than 300 supporters and raised nearly $600,000 for Boston youth. Funds will support YES’s outdoor sports and leadership programs: Operation SnowSports, Outdoor Adventure, Leadership Corps,...

September 02

2nd Annual MR8K Race

September 2
8:00 am
- 1:00 pm
Warrior Ice Arena Boston MA
September 07

Dimock Road to Wellness 5K Walk/Run

September 7
7:00 am
- 1:00 pm
The Dimock Center Boston MA
September 21
September 29

14th Annual East Boston Savings Bank 5K Bay Run/Walk

September 29
9:00 am
- 1:00 pm
Carson Beach South Boston MA

Who We Serve

Over 1,600 YES youth were served by YES in 2015
75% of youth served by YES live in low-to-moderate income households
3 out of 5 served by YES are youth of color

Our impact

Thank You to our Supporters!

Contact Us

Youth Enrichment Services
412 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
Tel. (617) 267-5877
Fax (617) 266-6168
Email: [email protected]