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CharityVillage Conference & Awards: YPI Top 5 Finalist
CHARITYVILLAGE • NOVEMBER 29, 2022
YPI is so proud to announce it was chosen as a Top 5 Finalist for the 2022 CharityVillage Conference and Awards for Best Contribution to Youth Engagement (Under 20 Staff).
YPI Canada one of seven organizations to achieve the Standards Program Accreditation
Imagine Canada • MAY 31, 2022
YPI Canada is honoured to join Imagine Canada’s National Standards Program for 2022. We are so excited to have received this accreditation , which demonstrates our commitment to accountability, governance, and transparency as a Canadian charity.
St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic High School: YPI 2022 Charity Grant Winner
Noah’s House • APRIL 7, 2022
Nicholas Jakowiec, Director of public relations and member of Noah’s House, politely took the time to participate in an interview with students at St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic High School. You can also find their Slidedeck below.
Sentennial Secondary School: YPI 2022 Charity Grant Winner
Covenant House Vancouver • APRIL 7, 2022
“We could not do this important work without you! Thank you YPI for your investment in a better future for our young people.”
– Allison Briggs, Covenant House Vancouver
The Globe and Mail • MARCH 21, 2022
“The students inspire us to continue to grow more compassionate communities,” says YPI’s founder Julie Toskan. “YPI’s twentieth anniversary offers an opportunity to look to the future beyond the pandemic. We are challenging ourselves to not only meet the ambitious goals for 2024 in YPI’s five-year strategic plan but to exceed them given the urgency to support charities and the communities they serve.”
National youth grant-giving program marks $10 million milestone at Calgary school
MidSun School • Mar 6, 2020
“I’ve watched the YPI presentations in Calgary and seen youth stand on stage, in front of their peers, very emphatic in stating ‘This is what our community needs.’ As adults, we can learn from that because we’re conditioned to give that up as we grow.”