Youth Emergency Services (YES, is on cloud nine after the electrifying night they had at Dance for a Chance! The energies and smiles of attendees transformed the dance floor into a magical place, and YES can’t thank them enough for making it all happen!

Everyone who joined brought the groove, the rhythm and the joy! Their presence turned a regular night into an extraordinary one. The dancers and instructors’ passion and dedication during the summer and into the fall was contagious, and everyone really brought their “A” game!

Similar to Dancing with the Stars, Dance for a Chance paired up dancers with instructors, who then worked together to create a dance, picked accompanying music and practiced over the summer before competing in October. At the same time, the dancers were working within their personal and professional networks – largely via social media – to raise awareness and money for Youth Emergency Services.

This year’s Halloween Ball theme inspired dancers and instructors to don costumes and infuse spooky dance elements into their performances, reflecting their song choices.

Youth Emergency Services is the only nonprofit in Omaha with the sole mission to help youth experiencing homelessness and near-homelessness. Last year, YES provided support and services to more than 750 youth in the Omaha metro area. Learn more about YES at