YES Art

“But the most beautiful things in life are not just things. They’re people and places, memories and pictures. They’re feelings and moments, and smiles and laughter.” -Unknown It is hard to put into words the impact this summer has had on me, but this quote comes pretty close. We all have created...

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Relationships, Joy, Love, Community

I’ve been struggling to write this blog post because there aren’t words to describe how incredible this summer has been. A few words that came to mind were amazing, service, play, art, food, smiles, and HOT…but none of those come close to describing the experiences we’ve had at my meal...

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Pointe West After School Program

By Shane Mahon The Pointe West location started off right. The apartment managers were exceedingly gracious and accommodating. The community space was wonderful. There was a small kitchen. There were comfortable couches. And there was a BATHROOM!. A bathroom might not seem like that big of a deal....

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After-School Art Week of March 18

The YES After School Art Program at Westwood Village and Swisshelm Village had us working in 3-dimensional design this week. With blue skies on the horizon our heads were in the clouds with our colorful hot air balloons and airplanes. This week’s project put into practice many developing skills....

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Bridge Builders Article

Initiative Foundation Article: “Each of these community leaders shares a couple of key traits,” said Matt Varilek, president of the Initiative Foundation. First, they’re great at building relationships and connecting members of their networks who have potential for fruitful collaboration. And...

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In The News: Second Harvest Heartland Article

September 25, 2018 By: Tina Mortimer Since the Yes Network opened its doors to the St. Cloud community a few years ago, its programming has evolved from a strict focus on food to a much broader focus on food as it relates to children and families’ health and wellness. Ruth Weichman, cofounder and...

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YES Network Kids learn cooperation

Challenge kids…I promise they’ll surprise you. (Monday fun: this was there final challenge of the day. They blew through everything we challenged them with. The teamwork and perseverance was truly amazing to watch. 2 beach balls. All ages. One goal) Pps they aren’t really going...

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YES Network Week In Review

Was a busy week at the YES Network with the summer program coming to an end and the launch of a new integrated social media communications campaign. YES Network provides over 60,000 meals Aug 26, 2016 Future teachers benefit by serving YES Network The YES Network is a great program for future...

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