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Chelsey Newton collected donations for YANA at her Kid’s Clutter sale on April 20th. This is a great event and we sure appreciate the donation.

Christopher & Wendy Smith sure have big hearts and a ton of enthusiasm. They worked with Mark Isfeld School to organize the Drive for Charity event at Isfeld School on April 21st. The proceeds from the Croquet game (what family fun!) and the Silent Auction were donated to YANA Thanks go to the staff and students at the school as well.

Thanks to Speed Pro for our fancy new “cheque” that we can use for photos of our YANA donors. You guys sure are community minded.

In celebration of little Joni & Freya’s 1st birthday party, a donation was made to YANA Kids helping kids at a very early age!

Finneron Hyundai increased their “likes” on Facebook and made a donation to YANA

Many thanks to Chances for choosing YANA as the recipient of their “found” money.

When little Kai’s parents asked him if he’d like to donate some of the money from his piggy bank he said he wanted to give it to YANA and he presented it in a pretty box with a ribbon and a hug.

When Carrie Lemke, a voice teacher, and her students performed a musical theater recital they decided to accept donations for YANA From all accounts it was a successful event.

April 22-26 was the first annual YANA Week in the Schools. What a great way to raise awareness about how YANA helps families in School District 71. Many schools held awareness assemblies and fund raising events. We thank our Director, Hugh MacKinnon for an amazing job of organizing this, and attending many of the events.

Thank you to all the businesses and individuals who decorated and donated trees to the Driftwood Mall’s Christmas Tree fundraiser for YANA A big thank you to Heather who organized the entire event.