Board of Directors

Earlier this week, we announced the incorporation of Youth On A Mission, we wanted to give you fair warning that some changes are headed YOAM’s way – a lot of them sooner rather than later.  One of the first things you will notice is that the official YOAM governing body is now a board of …

An Announcement

I know I’ve shared this before, but today – on International Women’s Day – it felt oh so fitting to share it again.  See, around here at YOAM, we only exist because of the relentless persistence and vivid dreaming of women and all those who gathered around them to make YOAM what it is today. …

Stories from the Field: Vernon

When Irma came, Vernon rode out the storm away from his home, a trailer with additions on a corner lot.  On the day our teams were asked to scour The Avenues for people who may need help, we met him cleaning up his yard, moving mostly tree branches. He said the yard looked so much …

Stories From the Field: Dick

Arlene, a member of the other mission team, and I met Dick on our last day in the Florida Keys.  We were walking through a neighborhood called “The Avenues” to encourage people to pursue case management through UMCOR, as they could pick up where FEMA left off.  The Avenues were likened to the Lower Ninth …