Executive Director Series

  • Numbers can be shocking when said...
    On February 1st I joined hundreds of volunteers canvasing for donations for our Time4Change event....
  • You can be an agent of...
    For 8 years, YWS ran the Tokens4Change event each February. For the year leading up to the event, st...
  • Welcome Home
    As you have probably already noticed, our Welcome Home YWS Campaign is in full swing.  Our tag line...
  • The journey of developing a five-year...
    For many of us, our companies and groups go through a strategic planning process every few years. Th...
  • AGM Lessons
    We recently held our Annual General Meeting.  Once again I learned lessons taught by the young peop...
  • Back to school: the challenge...
    It is that time of year where we all make lists of back to school supplies and lists of tasks we nee...
  • The ripples we create
    "Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out agains...
  • Changing Seasons
    This past winter was a hard one.  Low temperatures and unpredictable weather made for a season whic...
  • Terrible Weather
    One of the things I am hearing quite often these days is how terrible the weather is. I agree that i...