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    Volunteering for Change

    posted by YES' December 2014 eNewsletter

    For 10 years, YES has provided Family Camp weekend experiences for Central and North Richmond families. At Family Camp, families disconnect from the pressures of daily life so they can enjoy, relax and renew familial and community bonds with the support from dedicated staff and volunteers. YES volunteers are drawn to Family Camp because they experience the immediate impact they're contributing to during the course of a weekend. One of our most recent volunteers, Merrill Pierce, saw the impact at...  Read More...

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    Family Bonds

    posted on YES' December 2013 eNewsletter

    Sharmica and her younger siblings attended Family Camp for the first time in the fall of 2013. "I feel that Family Camp brought us all out of our shells and we bonded as a family. The experience taught me to be more open minded and made me want to be more active in nature. We enjoyed hiking, the various activities, and getting to know the families that live in our community who we'd never met before.   Read More...