HISTORY OF YES!

  • January 2008: New Orleans: rebuild after Hurricane Katrina

  • 2008-2010: Rwanda, Africa

    • Worked with refugees from the genocide returning home

    • Helped develop a new community and school that became self reliant. They learned the importance of empowerment and sustainability through local leaders.

  • 2011: First trip to Port Au Prince, Haiti

  • 2011-2012 Worked with children living in an orphanage

  • 2012-2015

    • They saw the devastating impact of life in the orphanage

    • They saw when youth left the orphanage, they were strangers
      to their country

    • They realized how at risk these youth were when released at
      18 years old

  • 2015: Establish YES!

    • Beth moved to Haiti, Dawn supported her work stateside and Nicole joined the board

  • February 2016: YES! became a 501(c)3

  • 2019: Board grows: Marybeth (2019), Rachel (2020), Roxanne was (2021) Bios found on the website.

  • 2020: Began the feeding program and started praying for the right YES! property

  • 2021: After 6 years, Beth married her Haitian husband, Pierre. Together they bring change, hope, and love to young adults and children in Haiti

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Beth (YES! President) and Dawn (YES! Vice President) mission journey together

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Pierre and Beth