Grant Gifts Give Life to YSS Initiatives

Thanks to the support of those in the community, we help youth stand strong!

Variety – the Children’s Charity, $500,000: YSS Recovery Centers: Development of a world class addictions treatment facility and program.

First Citizens Charitable Foundation, Inc., $200,000: YSS Youth Recovery Center (YSS RC):  Funding for the construction and programming of the planned YSS RC for girls in Mason City.

Administration for Children & Families, $194,726: IHYC Lighthouse: Provide services for homeless youth ages 16-22 and their children.

Iowa Department of Justice, $185,236: Support for Victims of Crime: Provide services for transition age (16-21) victims of crime through the YSS Youth Opportunity Center.

Iowa Department of Justice, $167, 687: Teens Against Human Trafficking: Provide education to youth ages 10-18.

Iowa Department of Human Services, $100,000: Children’s Well-Being Collaborative:  Provide education and awareness of mental health illness and prevention.

Iowa Finance Authority Emergency Grants Solutions, $82,722: Street Outreach, Transitional Living Programs

Farrer Endowment Foundation, $35,000: Francis Lauer Training

Variety – the Children’s Charity, $26,400: AMP Camp 2018

Iowa Department of Justice, $25,000: Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention

Leonard A. Good Trust, $10,000: Ogden Kids Club

City of Boone Human Services, $4,000: YSS of Boone County Counseling Services

Bertha Stebens Charitable Foundation, $3,000: Music Therapy – Francis Lauer, Mason City

City of Boone Human Services, $2,000: School-based Mentoring

3M Foundation, Ames, $1,500: Suitcases for Success Program (AMP)

3M Foundation, Ames, $1,500: Family Development and Self Sufficiency (FaDSS) Program

Wells Fargo – Mason City, $1,000: Francis Lauer Community Center

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