Youth Enrichment Services (YES) has been selected to receive a $10,000 grant from Saucony’s Run for Good Foundation.
The grant will support YES’s four season Track & Field program for Boston youth. Every year, over 350 youth participate and are introduced to the principles of track & field and develop into active, healthy, and confident youth.
Summer and spring Track & Field, as well as fall Cross Country, take place at Moakley Park in South Boston. There is an additional day of summer Track & Field at English High in Jamaica Plain. Winter Track & Field takes place at the Blackstone Community Center. To learn more about YES Track & Field, click here.
About Saucony Run for Good Foudation: The foundation is committed to impoving the lives of children by helping to prevent and reduce childhood obesity. They act to inform the public about its causes and prevention and provide funding to optimize the impact and success of community organizations that promote running and healthy lifestyle programs for youth.