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YESS Gala for Youth 2019

Underneath the Stars, We All Belong

Since the dawn of humanity we have looked to the night sky to make sense of our place in the universe.

Joyful or hurt, comforted or lonely, we are all dreamers when we gaze up at the stars, seeing not the vast darkness, but the light.

Only together can we create a community of healing, hope, and love.

For tickets and more information visit YESS.org/Gala

We focus on walking beside youth to minimize falling through gaps.


  • 26 Apr 2019

    Underneath the Stars | 2019 YESS Gala for Youth

    UNDERNEATH THE STARS, WE ALL BELONG Since the dawn of humanity we have looked to the night sky to make…
  • 31 May 2019

    Edmonton Craft Beer Festival

    One of the fastest growing beer festivals in the world, the Edmonton Craft Beer Festival is the City of Champions’…
  • 13 Jun 2019

    YESS Job Fair

    Is your organization interested in supporting youth facing difficult realities? Youth Empowerment and Support Services is looking for corporate partners…
  • 16 Jun 2019

    2019 Homeward Walk | Run

    Together we can cross the finish line: ending & preventing youth homelessness in Edmonton. What’s the goal of the Homeward…

Are you or your organization interested in hosting an event to benefit our youth? Check out our Host a Fundraiser page!


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