YES’s office at 412 Massachusetts Avenue is currently closed. Programming will be cancelled, rescheduled, or moved to virtual venues. Read YES’s full statement about the coronavirus at yeskids.org/coronavirus. [Posted 3/30/20 at 10:00 am]
Over 800 Boston youth will hit the slopes with us this winter. The following items are needed to outfit them!
YES accepts a very limited amount of prearranged equipment and winter clothing donations.
While YES appreciates generous in-kind donations of equipment, we are not currently able to accept all donations due to space constraints.
Please contact Elliot, the Recreation Coordinator at [email protected]prior to making a donation of snowsports equipment or outdoor goods.
High Priority for the current SnowSports Season:
New or used alpine ski boots sizes (12.5-14)
New Helmets (Manufactured year 2017 and up)
Snowboard Equipment (new or used in good condition):
Strap-in snowboard bindings (mix of sizes, but primarily Medium and Large)
Strap-in snowboard boots (sizes 9-14)
Snowboard Decks (140- 180cm)
Ski Equipment (new or used in good condition):
Skis 120 cm and below with bindings
Junior ski boots (youth Sizes 12-3. mondo Sizes 18.5-21)
Snow pants (adult sizes only)
Waterproof mittens and gloves
Other outdoor adventure equipment needs:
Stand up paddle boards (9ft-11ft) and paddles.
YES currently does not need:
Any used skis or snowboards more than 5 years old
Step-in snowboard boots or bindings
Raffle prizes and auction items are graciously accepted year-round to supplement ongoing fundraising activities!